Even professional drivers have difficulties with night-time driving. Without the direct UV light from the sun, our eyes adapt to the artificial lowlight after sundown.
When artificial light sources – like vehicle headlights and overhead street lamps – hit our eyes, the impact is similar to the glare we experience before sunset. Things illuminating this artificial light often have a halo, which is actually what the eyes see as a circle of fuzzy light. Weak artificial lights, and the fact that we can’t see beyond these light sources when it’s dark, compound the dangers of driving