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Ever get annoyed by super bright lights in your rearview mirror?

One of the most common complaints drivers have these days is that car headlights are too bright. According to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation, a whopping 88% of drivers have noticed headlight glare, and about 31% of them described it as "disturbing."

The study also revealed that one out of every 100 drivers claimed that glare actually caused them to have a crash or a near miss.

How did the headlights get so bright? Back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, headlights were made with halogen bulbs with a softer, warm yellow light. These days they’re made with LEDs that last longer but are much whiter and brighter.

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