Interesting facts about light traffic
About 50% of all fatal traffic accidents happen at night. However, many of these accidents could be avoided. The inadequate lighting is one of the most common causes of nighttime accidents. One in five accidents caused by technical failure occurs due to poor lighting.
The numbers say it all
About 50% of all traffic fatalities occurring at night. Many of these accidents could be avoided. The inadequate lighting is one of the most common causes of nighttime accidents. One in five accidents caused by technical failure occurs due to poor lighting. That is, save money on security can be dangerous!
Light can save lives
The human eye at night, can see only 5% of that seen in normal daylight. When driving, the driver is subject to intense stress. This situation is particularly acute for older drivers. Young or old, the human eye tires up faster under bad lighting conditions.
The modern lighting systems of the cars are able to compensate for low light conditions caused by weather or darkness. That is, the light increases the active and passive safety.
Why take risks?
Driving becomes dangerous at night or in conditions of fog. Although only about 25% of all trips by road to be taken after dark, the number of nighttime accidents is 50% higher.
Good visibility is also an important factor in driving a vehicle in the light of day: 30% of all weather-related accidents are caused by fog.
This is a statistic which can be improved by driving habits safer. When it comes to safety, no need to take risks.
“But wearing my glasses …”
Glasses can not fully compensate for the visually impaired – particularly at night.The light level required for a person to see correctly increases as it ages. That is, not enough glasses only. Good vision requires good light. And this is true for both young and the elderly. Make time for an eye exam!