Sunglasses are not just for the beach or picnic parties where everyone needs to look dapper. It makes a must have item for the road as well. Driving in the blinding sun can be a daunting task and by using the right pair of sunglasses, you can enhance the driving experience and keep the eyes cool and relaxed.
According to American Automobile Association (AAA), an average American spends about 17,600 minutes driving each year., which included work commutes, daily errands and vacations among others. By wearing sunglasses, you can prevent the risks of getting into an accident from being blinded by the glare. Not all sunglasses are great for driving; a wrong pair of shades may do more harm than good.
Here are some tips to remember while shopping for driving sunglasses.
Not too dark or light
Sunglasses with very dark lenses or clear lenses might not be a good choice. Darkest sunglasses may allow only around 3-8% light transmission while clear lenses let in around 80-100% light through it whereas the ideal light transmission levels for driving sunglasses is between 18% – 43% of light. Polarized sunglasses will make a great choice as these will reduce glare and keep the eyes safe during blinding sun. Glare causes a lot of road accidents each year, all of which can be avoided by using a perfect pair of polarized sunglasses.
Choose the right tint
Sunglasses are available in a lot of vibrant hues and tints. Blue, light green, pink, or red tints might not be good for driving because though these tints are certainly stylish, they could distort colors when driving. Choose gray, amber, and copper-tinted lenses, which are the best sunglasses tints for driving.
Choose sunglasses with Sleek temples
Sunglasses with very thick temples could be reserved for the beach or the sports grounds. These are not good for driving as they hamper the peripheral vision. Choose a pair of sunglasses with thin temples for safe driving.Copper and amber tints are by far the best choices for driving as it will increase contrast and enhance clarity of vision on the road.
Here are some of our favorite driving sunglasses. These can be customized to make it into trendy party favors. No matter whether you use it as store promotional gifts to promote auto stores or awareness gifts during road safety programs, these logo sunglasses will get a lot of attention and appreciation from everyone around.
San Remo Serengeti Sunglasses: Th thin titanium and acetate frame with 555nm polarized lenses make it a perfect choice for the road. Make it your marketing swag to draw the undivided attention of your audience.
Serengeti Isola Sunglasses: The sand blasted titanium frame and polarized driver lenses will impress people right away while the amber shade will enhance the color clarity.
Sprint Sunglass: The Matte black wrap style will enhance its very unique appearance while the polarized smoky lens will drive up its credentials as a pair of sunglasses for the outdoors.
We have a lot more options. Browse along and shop at your pace.