Improving driver safety: How to prevent streetlight glare in the new world of LED lighting

18 julio 2014

As energy-efficient LED lighting becomes more common along roads, scientists are looking for ways to ensure the safety of drivers by assessing the eyestrain associated with glare from the new lights. Scientists report on a model that can predict the level of discomfort experienced by drivers under various lighting conditions — which could, ultimately, guide streetlight placement and design.