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Highway safety regulators approve “adaptive headlights” that will not dazzle oncoming drivers

Audi’s Digital Matrix adaptive LED headlights selectively dim certain sections of the road ahead so as not to dazzle other drivers when illuminating objects and animals on the road.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has allowed automakers to install adaptive headlights that illuminate more unoccupied spaces, helping to protect other motorists from glare from your beams.

The National Road Safety Administration issued a final rule on Tuesday approval of adaptive high beam headlight systemsalready used in Europe.

ADB headlights use automatic beam switching technology to turn off some clusters of LEDs while driving, illuminating less light on busy sections of road and more light on unoccupied sections.

Most Audi, including e-tron Sportback The electric car already has high-tech beams as an option, but so far they could not be used in the US.

Headlight driver

Adaptive headlights illuminate less light on other cars, helping other motorists not to be blinded by the glare of your rays.

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Adaptive headlights became legal in November when President Biden signed a bill on bipartisan infrastructurewhich gave Transport Minister Pete Butigig until 2024 to approve them.

The final rule satisfies this requirement more than a year and a half earlier than planned. It will take effect when it is published in the Federal Register in the coming days.

In addition to protecting the eyesight of other drivers, NHTSA says, this technology ensures the safety of pedestrians and cyclists, and better illuminates animals and objects on the road, helping to prevent accidents.

“NHTSA prioritizes the safety of everyone on our country’s roads, whether inside or outside the vehicle. New technologies can help advance this mission,” NHTSA Deputy Administrator Stephen Cliff said in a statement.

The agency approves the ADB headlights, Cliff added, “to help improve safety and protect vulnerable road users.”

Related: Good headlights can reduce the chance of a night car accident by up to 20%

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Highway safety regulators approve “adaptive headlights” that will not dazzle oncoming drivers

Audi’s Digital Matrix adaptive LED headlights selectively dim certain sections of the road ahead so as not to dazzle other drivers when illuminating objects and animals on the road.

Audi

The U.S. Department of Transportation has allowed automakers to install adaptive headlights that illuminate more unoccupied spaces, helping to protect other motorists from glare from your beams.

The National Road Safety Administration issued a final rule on Tuesday approval of adaptive high beam headlight systemsalready used in Europe.

ADB headlights use automatic beam switching technology to turn off some clusters of LEDs while driving, illuminating less light on busy sections of road and more light on unoccupied sections.

Most Audi, including e-tron Sportback The electric car already has high-tech beams as an option, but so far they could not be used in the US.

Headlight driver

Adaptive headlights illuminate less light on other cars, helping other motorists not to be blinded by the glare of your rays.

Jecapix

Adaptive headlights became legal in November when President Biden signed a bill on bipartisan infrastructurewhich gave Transport Minister Pete Butigig until 2024 to approve them.

The final rule satisfies this requirement more than a year and a half earlier than planned. It will take effect when it is published in the Federal Register in the coming days.

In addition to protecting the eyesight of other drivers, NHTSA says, this technology ensures the safety of pedestrians and cyclists, and better illuminates animals and objects on the road, helping to prevent accidents.

“NHTSA prioritizes the safety of everyone on our country’s roads, whether inside or outside the vehicle. New technologies can help advance this mission,” NHTSA Deputy Administrator Stephen Cliff said in a statement.

The agency approves the ADB headlights, Cliff added, “to help improve safety and protect vulnerable road users.”

Related: Good headlights can reduce the chance of a night car accident by up to 20%

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