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a small light under the roof of an automobile or boat.
a flashing light on the roof of an emergency vehicle, as a police car or ambulance.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Those in back will have to rely on the center
, because there are no reading lights, either.
Those that display an illuminated
can be hailed directly on the street, or you can order one by phone.
The fact that your
is on, and aimed at your dashboard, doesn't affect your speed north.
shall be mounted on a dual-gang back box, minimum.
Finally, make yourself visible to rescuers by turning on the
at night while running the motor.
During night hours, keep the
on in the car so rescue crews can see your vehicle.
Turn on the
and flashers to make your vehicle more noticeable.
Put bright markers on antenna or windows and shine
on at night to signal rescuers, and exercise occasionally by clapping hands or moving around.
Also, turn on the car's
when the car is running.
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