Driving at night can be a daunting task, even for experienced drivers; the highest rate of accidents occur precisely at night. Special danger because the night vision is very limited and light glare from the headlights of other vehicles can temporarily dazzle the driver. In addition, if you are by the same tired, it is not far away and before the accident. Fortunately, several proven ways at night to reduce the negative impact light reflections.
How do you stop light glare when driving at night?
Before the night ride, clean from dirt windshield, windows and other glass surfaces, including car mirror. As is known, any band, road dirt or stains on the glass refract light. Do not forget to clean the inside of the windshield, plastic chemicals can slowly accumulate on the glass and give light glare at night.
If while driving you use glasses and contact lenses, make sure that they are absolutely clean and free of scratches. Scratched and dirty lenses enhance the glare. Clean the wiper blades with a paper towel, and windshield washer fluid, remove dirt and oxidation on the rubber wiper.
Wash the car headlights. Even a small amount of dirt on the headlights can reduce the light output by half and limit your ability to see and be seen. Dirt scatters the light from the lamp, causing light glare, which can cause a dazzling other drivers. Properly adjust the headlights of your car; it will help you not only to see well and to avoid dazzling other drivers.
How can I improve my night vision for driving?
Do not look directly at the headlights of oncoming traffic. Instead, looking down and to the right. Typically, the driver is able to distinguish between the white line from the curb or right edge of the road. Use the right side of the road to track vehicle location on the strip. Thus, you can keep track of other vehicles peripheral vision, and a bright light at the same time will not bother you so much.
Rebuild the mirror by clicking the small lever at the bottom of the mirror. Riding behind the cars can dazzle, so adjust the mirror so that would be their light through the mirror did not get you in the eye. The light will continue to be displayed in the mirror, but it will be much dimmer and hence will not be so annoying.
If your overnight trip lasts for a long period, take a break. This will help you reduce fatigue and give your eyes time to recover. You also cannot hurt to take a nap, or vice versa, something to cheer you must actively move.