10 Things to Make Driving at Night Easier

Why is driving at night more difficult and stressful than driving during the day? One reason is vision. About 90% of driver’s reactions depends on vision.  Without sunlight it is harder to see road signs, cars, pedestrians, cyclists and animals. Diminished visibility also makes it harder to gauge distances between your car and other objects. Poor vision at night means drivers have to be extra alert which contributes to eye fatigue. This would be another reason why driving at night is more challenging and stressful. Another reason why night driving is daunting is nigh- blindness. Night Blindness is a condition also known as nyctalopia. This condition makes it harder to see in low light or at night. It can be caused by eye conditions like cataracts. Age also adds to the stress and difficulty of night driving. The older we get, … Read More

Afraid to Drive at Night? Night Driving Glasses with Anti Glare are the Solution!

If there were only night driving glasses to reduce glare! A recent study of Americans 18+ with vision correction, found that all of them had experienced some type of issue while driving at night.  Among the most common problems they reported were: feeling uncomfortable driving at night, being blinded by glare, experienced light sensitivity, saw halos, experienced blurred distance vision and had trouble seeing signs and judging distances. They also reported, seeing starbursts, having dry or tired eyes, inability to focus, double vision and headaches. There is no question that driving at night can be dangerous due to compromised vision from to limited light and blinding glare from headlights and streetlights. Unfortunately, almost 50% of all fatal car crashes happen at night and some are the result of poor night vision. Fortunately, there is something we can do to help us alleviate … Read More