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2017-05-16 12:21

Eugene Herbert - MasterDrive

South Africa - The seasons are starting to change and already it has an effect on our driving habits. As the sun is starting to rise later and set earlier, many drivers are starting to find themselves driving into the glare. 

While squinting as you drive may seem like the best way to handle this, it stops you from seeing all the hazards and there are better ways to help you see.  

READ: 10 tips for dealing with glare on SA's roads  

MD of MasterDrive, Eugene Herbert, says safe driving during change of season needs a change in driving style. There are various things which we can do to which will increase your vision.

Another important habit is to wear sunglasses especially ones which are polarized. 

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Herbet says: “These are designed to considerably reduce glare as well as protect your eyes from the damage staring into the sun can do. 

"Studies say wearing polarized glasses is the only truly effective way of reducing glare. If you wear glasses you can also get antireflective lenses and other options which can protect your eyes too.” 

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