Government to consider headlight glare

A government investigation into headlight glare has been announced by Department for Transport (DfT) following a petition that garnered more than 13,000 signatures.

The petition, titled ‘Review the brightness of car headlights for safety,’ cited government data that showed there were around 300 collisions each year where dazzling headlights were a factor and said the issue had been raised by the RAC as far back as 2018.

A statement from the DfT in response to the petition said: ‘We know that lots of people raise concerns about headlight glare, but also that the police collision statistics don’t show any underlying road safety issue.

Register now to continue reading

Thank you for visiting Optician Online. Register now to access up to 10 news and opinion articles a month.


Already have an account? Sign in here