When did the third brake light become law?

Answer Third brake lights, also called center high mounted stop lamps, have been federally mandated since the 1986 model year for passenger cars. They were required for trucks starting with the 1994 model... Read More »

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The Brake Light Won't Work With the Tail Light in a 1988 Chevy Truck?

There are several reasons for a brake light not working on a 1988 Chevrolet truck, such as loose connections, a faulty bulb or broken fuses. If the other lights on the tail lamp assembly are functi... Read More »

How to Wire Brake Lights From Third Brake Light?

Customizing cars is a finicky thing. Sometimes you need to make things work when you only have limited resources. In this case, we're talking about wiring up brake lights from a single source, the ... Read More »

How to Fix a Brake Light?

The brake lights on your car are very simple to fix. But if not fixed right away driving can be very dangerous. A new bulb is cheap, and replacement should not be put off. Bulbs are normally sold i... Read More »

Is a Third Brake Light the Law?

When driving down the road, it is imperative that brake lights ahead are functioning so that all travelers can stop accordingly as the traffic slows. A third brake light is mandated by law.