Enhancing Visibility On The Open Roads

weather and headlight useHeadlight Use & DIY Headlight Restoration Kit

Did you know that California law requires that you utilize your headlights when you are driving at night, when visibility is less than 1,000 feet, and when your windshield wipers are in continuous use? Unfortunately, many drivers fail to use their headlights when necessary, inherently making the roads more dangerous. When it comes to bad weather and headlight use, you simply cannot neglect the importance of switching the lights on.

There are a variety of reasons why one would use their headlights. With the ability to enhance visibility, you should use your headlights whenever you are driving in rain, driving early in the morning, driving at night, driving in bad weather, or driving in fog. These are the most common reasons why you should switch the lights on.

In combination with using your headlights in poor driving conditions, it is important that properly maintain them so that they are producing the most light possible. Gathered is a DIY kit for restoring your headlights:

What you will need:

  • Shop Towels
  • Sand Paper (Values: 800, 1000, and 2000 grit)
  • Small Towel or Microfiber Cloth
  • Automotive Masking Tape
  • 3M Rubbing Compound
  • A Drill
  • Compound Pad or Wool Pad, with Drill Adapter
  • Spray Water Bottle
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Measuring Cup
  • Minwax’s Helmsman Spar Urethane – Clear Gloss
  • Odorless Mineral Spirits

This dynamic combination of visibility enhancing ingredients will take about two to three hours, depending on your specific attention to detail. In order to see the best results, you must be patient. Once you are finished, you will be amazed at the difference it makes on the road!

Contact ISU Wissink in Culver City for all of your California auto insurance needs. We will go above and beyond to provide you with unmatched security on the open California roads.