With the sun setting earlier due to the end of daylight saving time, most commuters are driving home in complete darkness each evening. And of course - they have to turn on their headlights. Your headlights are one of the most critical safety features of a car, and you're going to need them to be in tip-top shape for fall and winter. Proper maintenance for them means a safer ride for you, your passengers, and others on the road. Here are some of our top tips for headlight maintenance for your car: REGULARLY INSPECT THE LIGHTS The first step you can take towards proper headlight care is to test them regularly. It can be as quick and simple as getting out of your car for 30 seconds to a minute to examine for any signs of failures, dimness, or cracks. While you're at it, you can check your other exterior lights too. CLEAN & POLISH YOUR LIGHTS Properly adjusted and cared-for headlights can significantly improve your drives. Headlights allow you to see road markings, signs, and unexpected road obstructions. Over time, headlight coverings naturally get coated in grime, and the bulbs grow faint and burn out. Bright and clean headlights will give you the advantage of a better response time and can save you from mishaps. If your lights look hazy, please consider giving them a generous clean, or you can take them to a professional for headlight restoration. A brighter light can make all the difference in the world. REPLACE BROKEN OR DEFECTIVE PARTS WHEN NEEDED In the circumstances where your headlight has gotten cracked, damaged, or no longer performing, you'll need to get them the necessary repairs immediately. Driving with a defective headlight can lead to major consequences. First of all, you can get pulled over with a ticket or get into a deadly accident that could've been avoided.     If you have a BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, or Porsche that is in need of lighting maintenance and repairs, please consider Eurotech Auto Service for the job. Our expert team is known for our spectacular service and quality. Please give us a call or visit one of our 3 convenient locations today.