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New technology called A.D.B. (adaptive driving beam) is being used in cars around the world to improve headlight visibility and reduce blinding high beams for oncoming drivers.

U.S. safety regulators recently allowed the technology in 2022, but American regulations make it challenging for automakers to implement due to the high cost.

A.D.B. shapes headlights to block bright light from oncoming vehicles while still illuminating the road, enhancing safety on dark roads.

The technology is already in use in Europe and Asia, offering a solution to the longstanding issue of blinding high beams.

In North Carolina the law says it’s illegal to blind other drivers who are within 500 feet of you on the road.