A couple of times recently I have found the brake lights have stopped working (reported by a kit car following me) because the switch has vibrated slightly out of position. And because I tend to open the garage door before getting in the car I never actually notice. So time for a solution. I have now wired in an LED strip (£1.49 on E-Bay) in parallel with the brake lights. Didn't want it to be a distraction as it is very bright, so hidden it inside the drivers dashboard. So now when I tap the brakes I get a nice rosy glow on my right knee, very discrete.
So I am now in the fairly rare situation where all the lights
Later: It also huighlighted the fact that the brake lights come on when the clutch pedal is pressed as well.