Night driving requires maximum concentration and attention on the road. Experts recommend car owners use special glasses for driving. Moreover, it makes sense to get several pairs, for example, one for daytime driving, and the other for driving at night.
To understand what driving glasses are needed in your case, you should figure out what exactly prevents you from driving comfortably and safely:
- Glare – they occur when the sun's rays are reflected from shop windows and large windows, the water surface, wet asphalt;
- Blinding light – it can be the headlights of oncoming cars or the sun is too bright;
- Poor visibility on the road. — for example, in fog or cloudy weather, visibility is getting worse.
Properly selected glasses not only protect from bright light but also increase contrast in low visibility conditions.
Polarizing glasses are designed specifically to protect the eyes from glare. Such glasses are used, in particular, by fishermen, people working near the water, athletes, and drivers during the daytime.
Late in the evening, at night, in cloudy weather, the relevance of glare protection is significantly reduced. Other problems come to the fore. In addition, the light transmission of polarizing glasses is quite low, in case of insufficient illumination they no longer help, but on the contrary, interfere.
In this case, it is better to choose yellow lenses with a small tinting density (no more than 20%) — they increase contrast and improve visibility.
How to choose lenses
Which lenses should be in driver's glasses – glass or plastic? Experts recommend plastic. It is lighter and less traumatic than glass. If the plastic lens breaks, it does not form small fragments that can damage the eyes.
Color and darkening
When choosing the color of the lenses, the best solution will be gray, brown, or gray-green. They do not distort the color rendering and do not cause eye strain. However, in conditions of fog and reduced visibility, such glasses are not suitable, in this case, it is better to choose yellow lenses.
Experts also recommend giving preference to gradient lenses - maximally darkened at the top and minimally darkened at the bottom. With these glasses, you will be able to see both the road and the dashboard of the car well.
How to choose a frame for driving glasses
When choosing glasses for the driver, a good fit of the frame is of particular importance. If the model always slides down on the nose or slips off when turning the head, this is bad. Therefore, it is important that:
- The frame was exactly the right size;
- The nose pads have to provide good fixation.
Torege has the Talos series of sunglasses, which are perfectly fit for driving at night time and in the daytime. They have ultra-grip hydrophilic rubber nose and temple tips providing a secure fit during driving. The TR90 frame is super light and durable. And give complete full-spectrum UV protection, including UVA, UVB, and UV400 wavelengths. Check them out to make sure.