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Nighttime Visibility in Wayne

Posted December 16, 2010 2:00 AM



There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Wayne area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility…

It's said that 90 percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. Nighttime driving has the effect of reducing 20/20 vision to the equivalent of 20/50 vision. What you could clearly see at 50 feet in daylight can't be seen until you are just 20 feet away at night.

Too make sure your headlights are giving you the greatest visibility, visit us at Bob Crevaux's Wayne Auto Works, located at 1405 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 7470. Please give us a call to make an appointment: 973-709-1115.

Accident avoidance is dependent on reaction time. Reaction time deteriorates measurably in low light conditions. One thing we can do to improve visibility is to make sure our headlights are as bright as they can possibly be.

Headlamps dim over time. They dim so gradually that you may not notice it. Many experts suggest replacing your standard or halogen headlamps once a year.

If your vehicle has standard headlamps, consider upgrading to halogen lamps. They make a big difference. And there are upgrades available within the halogen category as well. This once-a-year expense is very modest compared to the safety benefits.

Some vehicles come with high intensity discharge – or HID – headlamps. These lamps should last for the life of your vehicle. They are very bright and are clearly the best option for nighttime driving. Depending on your vehicle, you may be able to upgrade to HID headlamps. Talk with your Wayne area service advisor at Bob Crevaux's Wayne Auto Works about options for your car.

Another startling fact is that 90 percent of vehicles on the road have dirty or yellowed headlight covers. Dirty is easy to fix. Just run the window washer over the headlight cover when you stop for gas. Get those bugs and dirt off the cover.

Now plastic headlight covers can yellow or become hazy over time. They can be restored to clarity with a special polishing process. Our pros at Bob Crevaux's Wayne Auto Works can help you with this service.

It's also vital to keep your windshield clean and streak free when driving at night. Make sure you have plenty of washer fluid and that your windshield wipers are in good working order.

We recommend replacing wiper blades twice a year – in the spring and fall. Fall is also a good time to replace headlamps so you'll be ready for those long winter nights.

Bob Crevaux's Wayne Auto Works
1405 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 7470
973-709-1115



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I can't say enough great things about Bob and his team. Over the years I've brought my daily drivers and my classic muscle car in, and the level of service is nothing short of excellent. The care and expertise they have shown with my classic is second to none. I'm consistently impressed with their knowledge. The things they can do I can guarantee came from years of hands on work, and not from a manual! They are upfront and honest ....and will solve the problem no matter how difficult. Thanks as always guys!
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