Important tips for car journeys in the dark
You must read this............ before trying to drive at night, rain, fog
Darkness, rain and fog on a very strict when driving. , So that you arrive, you should also pay attention to your eyes.
Driving in the DunkelheitIn the dark season, it is especially important to pay attention to good visibility. Darkness reduces the perception: The color vision fades, speed and distance are less well assessed. Thus, the contrast visual acuity, is the so-called twilight, at night, only 20 to 30 percent of daily visual acuity. Obstacles are thus seen in the night much later. Important tips for road trips at night are:
Adjust the speed of your vision. If you feel unsafe, you'd rather let someone else take the wheel.
Make sure that your windshield is clean and not scratched. Before departure, it is advisable to regularly review the windshield of your car inside and out clean. Streaks and dirt particles distort the view and can cause unpleasant glare. Damaged discs with many scratches, you should exchange can, because incident light is scattered and the driver can hide. For problems with night vision would be better dispensed with tinted windows.
Hold the wiper clean, so they cause no scratches on the disc. Replace worn wiper blades in good time and thus improve the visibility in the rain. To get in slush and rain quickly Durchblick to the windshield wiper system should be always well filled. The level of the windshield wiper system should be regularly checked and filled up.
At dusk or fog They are based on the right side of the road and never in the midline. Never look directly into the headlights of oncoming vehicles and to look into the distance.
Periodically check the lights of your car so that oncoming drivers are not blinded by you. High beam or fog lights only turn on when it is really necessary. The rear fog lamp may, according to traffic regulations only in fog and visibility is turned on below 50 meters. If it is turned on more than 50 kilometers may / h can be driven.
Driving in poor visibility is particularly demanding and requires high concentration. So take off on time and avoid rush and stress. Loud music, navigation, or entries in intensive discussions with the other passengers to draw too much from, and should be avoided.
Pay special attention to pedestrians and cyclists. Especially when turning right. Often these users in dark clothes on the road and it was late seen.
Drive at night never with tinted glasses. So you see no more contrast and call upon your eyes even more. Glasses with a narrow and thin iron version, which is not constrict the lateral field of view, is preferable. Be advantageous to anti-reflective lenses, which allow more light to pass through and prevent unwanted light reflections.
Also important: Let your eyes checked regularly. If you have problems with night vision may be especially the twilight and the glare sensitivity testing by an ophthalmologist. Remedies often create even eyeglasses or other vitamin A-containing eye drops. Some vision problems can be attributed to vitamin A deficiency. For these reasons support your eyes through healthy diet rich in vitamin A are carrots, broccoli, beans, corn, butter, eggs, milk, liver and fish. Because vitamin A is fat soluble, vegetables should be cooked with a little oil or fat. Please note that an extreme over-supply of vitamin A can be harmful.
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