Letter to the editor

Blinded by the lights

To the editor: Well, it’s that time of year again. Days are getting darker and people with their overpowered, poorly aimed high-intensity discharge light, driving lights and off-road auxiliary lights just can’t help themselves by showing us how bright they are and how many lumens they have to blind the rest of us. Many don’t realize that you need to readjust your headlight aim after changing to HIDs or LED lighting. Off-road lighting is just that, for off-road use.

They wonder why people get so upset. Having your retinas burned out at 6 a.m. is painful. What is the purpose of running all these expensive lights when in town or on post? The streets are lighted, so save your need to show off until you are off road. We will all thank you.

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