Front Fog Light & Daytime Running Light Surrounds
What You Need To Know About Fog Lights And Daytime Running Light Surrounds (DRL Surrounds).
Fog lights are bright lights used on a vehicle in foggy or bad weather conditions with reduced visibility. It warns other drivers of one’s presence. Daytime lamp also known as a daytime running lamp (DRL) on the front of the vehicle. It will emit either a white, yellow or amber light to improve conspicuity of the vehicle during the day. These are a new feature in newer vehicles and will remain on when the vehicle is being driven.
The surround for this is the plastic around the fog light or DRL, materials the part is manufactured out of will usually be plastic but this may differ depending on the vehicle type. There also might be a fog light trim for the fog light and surround, which usually will be plastic with a chrome colour finish.
The DRL surround is similar to the fog light surround, this is a plastic material to surround the light itself.
Fog Light & DRL Surrounds Terms Buying Guide
Here is an explanation of the terms used to help you choose the correct Front Foglight & DRL Surrounds for your vehicle
Fog Light Surround
This is the plastic grill surrounding your fog light.
Right Hand Side Unit in the UK
Left Hand Side Unit in the UK
O/S Off Side
Drivers Side Right Hand Side
N/S Near Side
Passenger Side Left Hand Side
Front Fog Light Trim
This is fitted on the fog light surround normally comes in a chrome colour