Four exceptions: when you can cross a red light
If the sun is low in the sky, you may not be able to see the phase of traffic lights correctly due to lighting conditions. If you are unsure, you should don’t let yourself down – not even other drivers who honk their horns. You need to take your time and calm to determine if you are allowed to run the traffic light.
If the light was red and you drove anyway because you did not correctly recognize the phase of the light, it is a red light violation. However, driving bans are rarely issued in this case. It is important that you Write down or remember the day and time, to which you directed the red light. This is the only way to understand if your traffic light illegibility information is correct.