Readers weigh in on the historical significance of parking lights.
You recently asked for readers ideas on why "parking lights" should still be on cars. This will "date" me, but all I can remember using parking lights for was at the drive-in movies. My family would all go together and if you arrived after the projector started to roll, you had to find a spot to park the car using only your "parking lights," lest you ruin the show for everybody else. Same thing for cars leaving before the show ended.
TOM: Thanks for the memories, Esther. Maybe we should change their name from "Parkin' Lights" to "Drive-in' Lights!"