Letter: Turn down those headlights


As a motorist who uses a car for work, I’m finding it more and more difficult getting around at night, when I am literally blinded by aftermarket HID (high intensity discharge) headlights.

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Vehicles that have this type of headlight from the factory are fine because the reflective lens is designed for them.

Aftermarket HID bulbs in a regular vehicle lens spread an intense beam too wide and into people’s eyes, causing dangerous temporary blindness.

Why are these permitted?

S. Calahan


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