Driving in conditions of poor visibility

Good visibility on the road – an essential condition for the safe operation of motor vehicles, as ninety percent of the information about what is happening on the road the driver is due to his vision. In case of abrupt changes of lighting conditions, a person needs time for recovery of his eyes.

Low visibility

Low visibility

Not necessarily be the driver that would understand how frustrating night has eyes bright flash beam. Unexpected activation headlights of an oncoming car can blind the driver for a while. The process of recovery can last for about ten seconds. Even with little blinding, the driver will not be able to safely operate your vehicle and on the road, drive in this condition may be pedestrians, other cars or obstacles any more.

The surest way to avoid being dazzled by headlights of oncoming cars, so it does not drive at night or in poor visibility conditions. But, if you really no way out, and you urgently needed to hit the road, try not to turn on the lights in the cabin of your car.

It is well known that with good illumination of the road, the driver’s eyes are better able to withstand the bright headlights of oncoming vehicles. Indeed, people get used to certain conditions and weak light exposure oncoming vehicles will not be a serious obstacle in the way, except for driving in rainy weather.

Low visibility

Low visibility

To date, the car market has produced improved headlights, which gives more security guarantees when driving in harsh conditions. Modern automobile headlights have in its design special lenses and reflectors, also replace conventional incandescent halogen lamps have already come. In addition, modern lights must be accurately and properly adjusted because when configured incorrectly light can be scattered on different sides of the driver and will be seen everything, but not the road.

In order to avoid such problems in such difficult conditions, can enroll in courses of extreme driving. Do not forget also that the driving behavior points to your cultural level. For example, motorists there is an unwritten rule that in poor light conditions they include dipped beam, main beam instead. But, unfortunately, on the road often see such drivers who forget this rule.