Driving and Vision
Stay safe on the roads. Look after your eyes and wear the right lenses.
Stay Safe on the Roads - Good Driver Eyesight Matters
Get your eyes tested regularly. Wear the right lenses.
- Around 2,900 road casualties are caused by poor vision every year in the UK.
- It’s estimated that 2-3% of drivers don’t meet the legal minimum standards for driving. And 12% of those who are required to wear glasses, admit that they sometimes drive without them.
- In 2011, 5,916 drivers had their licence revoked for failing to meet minimum eyesight standards.
- Did you know that you can lose 40% of your vision before noticing it?
Get Your Eyes Tested Regularly
1 in 4 drivers in the UK have not had their eyes tested in the last two years.
Don’t put your life and others at risk. Use our Locator to find your nearest SPECS network optician and get that eye test booked.
Get The Right Glasses
Your optician can help you make sure you have the right glasses. For instance, anti-reflection lenses can be especially useful for night driving.
Why not keep a spare pair of glasses keep in the car so you are never without?