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visual acuity

the ability to see things clearly

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emotion

strong feeling

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field of vision

the area you see around you

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depth perception

your ability to judge the distance between you and other objects

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the ability to keep seeing when looking at bright lights

glare resistance

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colorless, odorless and tasteless gas present in engine exhaust that can make you sick

carbon monoxide

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ailment that lasts over a period of years. They can sometimes impair driving

chronic illness

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3 parts to your field of vision

peripheral vision
central vision
fringe vision

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3 ways to compensate for poor depth perception

use following distance greater than 3 seconds
allow for additional clear distance ahead before passing
allow for greater distance at night