Part 3: Driving Safely at Night — Judging Speed and Distance

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Judging speed and distance at night can be incredibly tricky. That pin of light coming your way might be two headlights half a mile a way, or it could be a single motorcycle just 100 yards away. And how fast are they coming? These two videos from our friends at ATA Associates, a company that specializes in 3D visualizations and video production, shows just how difficult it can be to judge speed and distance at night. It also shows how a quick glance might not be enough to tell just how far away those headlights are.