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The numbers clearly speak for themselves
Nearly 50% of all fatal traffic accidents happen at night. Many of these accidents could be avoided. Inadequate lighting is one of the most common causes of nighttime accidents. One of every five accidents caused by technical failures is a result of defective lighting. In other words, saving money on safety can be dangerous!
Light can save lives
At night, the human eye can see only 5% of what it sees under normal daylight conditions. Behind the wheel of a car, our eyes are subject to intense strain at night. This is especially true for older drivers. Young or old, the human eye tires more quickly under poor lighting conditions. Modern car lighting systems are capable of compensating for low light conditions caused by weather or darkness. Bottom line: light enhances both active and passive safety.
Why take any chances?
Driving is more risky at night or in foggy conditions. Although only 20-30% of all road travel takes place after dark, the number of nighttime accidents is 50% higher. Good visibility is also an important factor in daylight driving: 30% of all weather-related accidents are caused by fog. This is a statistic that could be improved by safer driving habits. When it comes to safety, why take any chances?
"But I was wearing my glasses..."
Eyeglasses cannot fully compensate for vision impairments - especially at night. The amount of light required for a person to see properly increases disproportionately as they grow older. In other words, eyeglasses along are not enough. Good vision requires good light. This is true for people young and old. Take time to have your eyesight tested!