Tag: "headlights" at medical news
Bright clothing and white helmets cut motorcycle deaths
...thing, a white or light coloured helmet, and using headlights
during the day can reduce serious injuries or deat...sociated with a 24% lower risk, and daytime use of headlights
was associated with a 27% lower risk. There was no association between risk of crash related injury ...
Doctors focus on pupil size for safety of laser vision correction
...orted significant glare from light sources such as headlights
at night, while others saw halos around bright lights. Occasionally, though much more rarely, patients undergoing the procedure still report such side effects. Ophthalmologist Scott MacRae, M.D., professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at t...
Seeing Movement In The Dark
...er ofthe visual field is illuminated by the bright headlights
- and therefore seen bycones, whereas the remaining visual scene, including the sides of the road, areunlit and presumably processed by rods. This might lead to an underestimation ofthe speed of our movement through the environment, which in turn mig...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
...- could lead to safer driving. Prototype headlights
will contain both standard bulbs and the blackligh...us. Researchers will test the prototype UV headlights
andfluorescent-reactive pavement markings and lane delineators under conditions ofvariable lighting ...