One of the key safety hazards for drivers in Autumn and Winter is coping with challenging light conditions, and it is serious contributors to many accidents over this period.
Polarized lenses help to minimise low angle glare
As the sun moves to a lower position in the sky, the problem of low angle glare entering the windscreen can temporarily eliminate visibility, especially when the roads are wet or icy so that there is a lot of reflected glare.
It is exactly in this situation that...
If you have to drive any distance in gloomy autumnal and wintry conditions, particularly along motorways and dual carriageways, the poor visibility can become a strain and potentially a hazard, particularly if combined with spray from other vehicles. However, it is in just these conditions, that our clip on yellow polarized winter driving lenses really come into their own.
The yellow tint filters out blue light, giving you sharper vision in misty, rainy or dull conditions, while the polarization virtually eliminates the glare from low angle sun or car headlights.
View across a valley in dull, misty conditions
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We have now road tested polarized yellow clip on sunglasses with positive results for winter driving in a range of light conditions. We have had very contrasting weather this week, with one day being dull, misty and rainy and the next being variable bright sunshine and cloud.
Light-enhancing effect in dull and misty conditions
The first thing you notice when you put on these clip on sunglasses is that everything appears brighter and the colours more vivid as a result of the blue blocking effect of the yellow filter.
On the rainy day,...