SUN’S OUT

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De­cem­ber driv­ing means that you will spend vast amounts of time in the sun. Pro­tect­ing your skin with a high SPF sun­block is im­por­tant, but even more so, sun­glasses are es­sen­tial ac­ces­sories for you and your pas­sen­gers.

Driv­ing in bright sun­light is more com­fort­able and less haz­ardous with a pair of po­larised sun­glasses. Not only does po­lar­i­sa­tion ease eye fa­tigue, but it also re­duces re­flec­tive glare off flat sur­faces. It also im­proves clar­ity and con­trast, giv­ing you a sharper view of the road. But, not all po­lar­i­sa­tion is cre­ated equal. Cer­tain sun­glasses claim to of­fer po­lar­i­sa­tion, but may only block out 10% of re­flected glare. On the other hand, a high-end pair of sun­glasses with a qual­ity po­lar­i­sa­tion fil­ter can block out nearly all glare. Maui Jim, for ex­am­ple, touts their Po­lar­izedPlus2® lens tech­nol­ogy, which not only elim­i­nates 99.9% of harsh glare, but also boosts colours to un­matched lev­els and blocks 100% of harm­ful UV rays.

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