Driving at night introduces variety of risks, all related to the fact that our vision becomes limited. The less well you can see, the less wall you drive. So when someone oncoming cruises past you and shies the equivalent of a 100,000 candle power lighthouse directly into you retinas, he??????s definitely being more than a little annoying-he??????s compromising your ability to driver safely. If that??????s not reason enough for you to remember to switch off your high beams when there??????s traffic headed your way , here is a reason:
- If you blind an oncoming driver with your high beam, he might not be able to judge where to car is and might crash into you. Poorly aimed headlights can also be dangerous. If oncoming driver are flashing their light at you and you don??????t know why , first make sure your headlight are on, and then check that the high beam are off. If those two item checkout ok, have your mechanic check the alignment of your headlights. It takes five minutes, and it??????s a thoughtful gesture to future oncoming drivers.
Understand that your high beam are dangerous weapon when aimed at oncoming traffic. Remember when you??????ve turned them on, and always be prepared to turn them right off.