Sun glare poses driving hazard |

Sun glare poses driving hazard


The Colorado Department of Transportation warns morning eastbound Interstate-70 drivers of the yearly sun glare problem near Floyd Hill. Visibility in the area can be limited by blinding sun glare from November through early February. The glare can last from approximately 7 a.m. until 8:30 a.m., but is worst from 7:30 to 8 a.m.

CDOT will post reminders on electronic signs in the area, asking drivers to be careful and expect slower speeds. To reduce the risk drivers can also ensure that windshields are clean, wear sunglasses and anticipate traffic problems in the area and slow down ahead of time. It is also safer to let off the accelerator slowly, rather than slamming on the breaks if visibility is suddenly lost because of sun glare, according to CDOT

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