Health Tip: Drive Safely in the Dark
(HealthDay News) -- Driving at night can be more challenging and
more dangerous, especially if you have impaired vision.
The U.S. National Safety Council suggests these tips for safe
driving at night:
- Make sure your headlights and taillights, windows and turn
signal lights are cleaned regularly.
- Make sure your headlights are aimed correctly to avoid
affecting other drivers.
- Never drive after drinking, and don't smoke while you
- Turn on your headlights when daylight first starts to
- Slow down, and leave more space between you and the cars in
front of you.
- Remember to turn off the high beams when another car
- If you're feeling drowsy, take a break until you feel rested
enough to continue.
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