Glare when the sun is low in the sky is more likely to be a problem at this time of year.
As well as the fire service's warning, the AA has also issued the following advice:
► Clean your windscreen, inside and out, removing the hazy film that builds up;
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► Sort out glass scratches and chips - they can intensify the sun's glare;
► Replace your wiper blades if they're worn, damaged or more than a couple of years old;
► Use a screen wash additive that's made for the job - check the handbook if you're not sure where to top it up
► Keep a pair of sunglasses in the car and use the sun visors.
► Slow down if you're dazzled.
► Use headlights to help others see you.
► If the sun is behind you, it is in the eyes of those coming towards you;
► If the sun is in your eyes, it is probably blinding drivers following you too.