Blog Description - A collection of media articles and tweets highlighting 1) the dangers of sun glare while driving, 2) the issue of shadowing due to urban development, and 3) random fun sun facts.

Blog Purpose and Disclaimer - This blog compiles and shares public interest stories in an effort to educate and raise awareness. Sources, credits and links are provided for articles and images, and it is my belief that this blog complies with the fair dealing exception in Canada's Copyright Act. However, if you wish your item removed, simply ask.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Sun Glare and Traffic Safety – July 2018

















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Sun and Shade in Urban Development – July 2018










A New Condo Could Replace This Strip Plaza in #Burlington https://t.co/asYf1EMsj3 #urban #development #shadow


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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Miscellaneous Sun and Shadow Items – July 2018









— Ralph Bouwmeester (@SunPosition) July 31, 2018





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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Sun Glare and Traffic Safety – June 2018








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Sun and Shade in Urban Development – June 2018
















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Miscellaneous Sun and Shadow Items – June 2018








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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Sunshine on parks - Toronto’s new rules for downtown





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Sun Glare and Traffic Safety – May 2018











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Sun and Shade in Urban Development – May 2018














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Miscellaneous Sun and Shadow Items – May 2018


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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Sun Glare and Traffic Safety – April 2018








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Sun and Shade in Urban Development – April 2018








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Miscellaneous Sun and Shadow Items – April 2018




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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Sun Glare and Traffic Safety – March 2018


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Sun and Shade in Urban Development – March 2018


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Miscellaneous Sun and Shadow Items – March 2018

Nice, #Toronto gains 1.5 hrs of daylight this month, the most in any month. http://www.sunposition.com/suntables/TorontoRS.html … #sunshine



When you look up at the sun today, it's cool to think that it's tracking along the equator. At least I think it is, but maybe I'm just a sun geek :) #SpringEquinox


Hey sun, welcome back to the northern hemisphere. #SpringEquinox

If you want to know where due west is, look out your window at sunset today. #SpringEquinox


Not really funny but... Man uses mirrors to direct sunlight into neighbour's home in 'Dapto death ray' dispute https://t.co/J2WgGq17UQ #sunglare #deathray


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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Sun Glare and Traffic Safety – February 2018

Good advice here. Left turns are one of the most dangerous moves you’ll make as a driver.



Sun glare obscured hilly terrain.



Sun glare and ice are a dangerous combination.



Crashes due to #sunglare in same area two mornings in a row despite warnings.



Sun glare believed to have played role in crash that killed former Sen. Cataldo



Accidents Caused by Sun Glare


Extreme solar glare cited as cause of vehicle crashing into tanker.



Sun glare cited, luckily no serious injuries as toddler hit by car.



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