Thursday, 18 November 2021 11:32

Biden Infrastructure Law Makes Adaptive Headlights Legal in U.S.

Written by Christopher Smith, Motor1.com
Headlights on a 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Headlights on a 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class.


...the trickery of computer-controlled LEDs. At least now the rule is modernized for the growing crop of vehicles using this tech.


It's still not entirely a done deal, however. The law provides a definition of adaptive headlights, but it states a final ruling on the amendment to the original standard should take place "not later than two years after the date of enactment of this Act."


With adaptive lights the primary domain for high-end luxury vehicles such as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Audi e-Tron, that offers a bit more time for the tech to filter down the chain for more mainstream use.


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