When your rear-view mirror is set to night setting?
The night setting is designed to reduce glare from bright headlights, and should always be used at night. It also provides less clarity, so it should never be used during the day time. To turn the night setting on, pull the tab at the base of the rearview mirror towards the back of the car.
What is night driving mode on mirror?
The night mode cuts out glaring lights when driving at night by darkening the most of the reflection. You will still see the headlights of cars behind you clearly but without the glare. This is especially helpful for drivers with astigmatism.
How do I adjust for night time no glare driving with the rearview mirror?
Dim or turn off any unnecessary lighting in the interior of your car. Flip your rearview mirror – Flipping the small lever at the bottom of your rearview mirror switches the mirror to its night setting. Headlights behind you will still appear in your mirror, but dimmer and less distracting.
How do I adjust the temperature on my rear view mirror?
Press and hold the TEMP button on your rearview mirror for six seconds. The indicator light to the right of the TEMP button will turn off when the mirror is off. To turn it back on hold the TEMP button again for six more seconds, and the indicator light will come back on.
Why do rearview mirrors have two settings?
When you flip the switch at the bottom of the rearview mirror, the wedge moves. In daytime driving mode, the back surface of the mirror is what reflects light and images. When you flip the switch and change the orientation of the mirror glass, the front section is responsible for what you see.
When adjusting your right mirror your head should be positioned?
To adjust the driver’s side-view mirror, place your head against the left side window and set the mirror so you can just barely see the side of the car in the mirror’s right side. To adjust the passenger’s side-view mirror, position your head so that it is just above the center console.
When you are driving with good visibility good traction and have a safe alternate path?
With good visibility and a safe alternate path of travel, allow a 2 to 3 second interval when you follow another vehicle on dry pavement.
What should a driver do if dazzled by the lights at night?
Explantion: If a driver is being dazzled by the lights of following traffic, they should adjust their rear-view mirror to the night driving mode. This will allow them to concentrate on the road ahead and not be distracted by lights from following traffic.
How does a day night mirror work?
Virtually all rearview mirrors include an anti-glare function, commonly called a “day-night” mirror. When headlights behind you reflect off the mirror, you can adjust it – or it adjusts automatically, depending on the mirror – to reduce the glare.