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Night Driving

An estimated 90% of all driver decisions are based on what the driver can see. Yet at night, one's vision is compromised, which may account for the fact that approximately 40% of all fatal motor vehicle accidents occur at night.

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Driving at Night

After sunset, low visibility presents the greatest risk to driver safety. Here are several tips for dealing with the hazards of night driving.

Thermal Imaging Dash Cam Aims to Reduce Nighttime Accidents

Brooklyn, New York startup Wesa has introduced Nightride, a thermal imaging camera that can be mounted to the hood of a vehicle to allow drivers greater visibility at night to avoid objects on the roadway ahead, according to the company.

New Jersey Gets Tougher on Drunk Driving

The New Jersey Senate and Assembly has passed legislation requiring ignition interlocks for all drunk driving offenders, expanding the state's existing interlock law to first-time drunk drivers with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher.

How to Avoid Wrong-Way Drivers

Follow these tips to help your commercial drivers who are on the road at night remain cognizant about the hazard of wrong-way drivers.

How Adaptive Headlights Work

Adaptive headlight systems allow drivers to spot a difficult-to-see object on a dark, curvy road about a third of a second earlier than they would with conventional headlights, according to a study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Adaptive Headlights

Adaptive headlight systems allow drivers to spot a difficult-to-see object on a dark, curvy road about a third of a second earlier than they would with conventional headlights.

Headlights Improve on 2018 Models: IIHS

The best-available headlights on 32 of 165 2018 models evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) earned the highest rating of good — marking a significant improvement over only two of 95 2016-model headlight systems that earned a good rating.

Night Worker Injuries Three Times More Likely

Night-shift workers, including drivers and other transportation personnel, are three times more likely to get injured on the job. Tired workers can cost a typical employer with 1,000 employees up to $1 million each year.