Have you ever been driving along at night, and all of a sudden, the entire atmosphere changes? Everything appears in a different light – literally.
North Carolina's highways will become a little brighter for nighttime motorists through a deal in which anticipated energy savings by using LED lighting helps pay for the project.
The American Medical Association says some energy-efficient streetlamps interfere with circadian rhythms and also cause glare. It recommends that towns choose less intense, warmer-colored lights.