Fall is a season of stunning foliage, cooler temperatures, and cozy evenings. However, as the days grow shorter, many drivers find themselves contending with decreased visibility and increased accident risks when driving at night. For older adults, who may already face certain challenges when it comes to driving, this shift in lighting conditions can be particularly challenging.
Understanding the Challenges of Fall Night Driving
- Decreased Visibility: As autumn sets in, daylight hours become shorter, and the transition from dusk to darkness occurs earlier in the evening. This reduced visibility… Continue reading
As September rolls around, the daylight hours become shorter and night driving occurs earlier in the evening. If night driving is difficult for you, millions of Americans feel the same way. Newer drivers can lack the experience to deal with night driving, not to mention the confidence. The National Safety Council says “Traffic death rates are three times greater at night than during the day.”
Here are some night driving safety tips.
- Clean your windshield inside and out.
- Lights matter – make sure yours are aimed correctly and working… Continue reading
Do you prefer to drive during the daytime? Do you have trouble seeing at night? If night driving is difficult, millions of Americans feel the same way. There are many different things that may cause trouble seeing at night. It can be as simple as needing a new eyeglass prescription, lacking vitamins, over exposure to the sun or the presence of cataracts. If you find that you are having trouble seeing at night, contact your eye doctor to rule out diseases that could cause long… Continue reading