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4 Quick and Easy Headlight Maintenance Tips

4 Quick and Easy Headlight Maintenance Tips

An automobile’s headlights and brake lights are some of the most important exterior features. The headlights provide the main illumination for night driving, while brake lights signal to other drivers when you’re stopping or slowing down. For these reasons, it’s important that these particular sets of lights always be in working order whenever operating your car or vehicle. Fortunately, headlight maintenance is generally easy, and even major repairs don’t take that long. Here are some tips for headlight/brake light care for your vehicle: Inspect the Lights The first step to proper headlight and brake light care is to do regular, frequent inspections of the lights. This can be a quick walk-around where you examine the lights for any failures, uneven dimness, and other defects. For brake lights, it can be helpful to ask a buddy to take note while you step on the brake lights. If something is dirty, out of order, or needs replacing, be sure to take action immediat ... read more

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Nighttime Visibility In San Diego

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the greater San Diego area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility... It's said that 90 percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. Nighttime driving has the effect of reducing 20/20 vision to the equivalent of 20/50 vision. What you could clearly see at 50 feet in daylight can't be seen until you are just 20 feet away at night. Too make sure your headlights are giving you the greatest visibility, visit us at Convoy Auto Repair. you'll find us located on 3909 Convoy St., San Diego, CA 92111. Please give us a call to make an appointment: 858-560-9131. Accident avoidance is dependent on reaction time. Reaction time deteriorates measurably in low light conditions. One thing we can do to improve visibility is to make sure our headlights ... read more

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