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How to stay safe while driving in sunny weather

Driving in Florida or any other state can be difficult during the dawn and dusk hours. This is because bright sunshine can make it difficult to see or judge where other cars or people are. One way to make driving in bright conditions easier is to buy a pair of sunglasses. In addition, drivers should make use of their sun visors as it will block sunlight without impairing their vision.

When the sun is at its brightest, drivers should increase their following distance as the sun's rays can decrease their reaction time. In some cases, it may be best to simply not drive during the early morning or late afternoon hours. Instead, drivers can wait until the sun has fully risen or fully set before driving to work or coming home at night. Those who are on the road during sunrise or sunset may benefit from pulling over if the light hurts their eyes.

In most cases, conditions should improve in about 10 to 15 minutes, after which a driver can resume his or her journey. To guard against the sun's glare, it may be a good idea to have a car's windows tinted. Prior to doing so, drivers should make sure that the windows are not tinted beyond what is allowed by law.

Individuals who are injured in a car accident may be entitled to a variety of damages for lost wages and lost earnings. They may also be entitled to other punitive damages depending on the facts of the case. In some cases, multiple parties may be liable for an accident occurring. If this is true, an attorney may help an injured victim pursue compensation from all potentially negligent parties. Accident victims might choose to settle out of court or let a jury decide the matter.

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