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I am a novice on everything car. However, I noticed the headlights of the mazda3. When I am driving at night, 90% of the cars on the roads lights are so blinding when they are behind or to the side of me. So today I turned on my headlights and stood about 20 feet away from me, and my lights weren't blinding whatsoever. How can this be? I see perfectly fine at night, Are they adjusted differently? Also, why do they look so glossy during the day time, they look like those globes filled with snow... Lol. Sorry just thinking..
 

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They are projector beam headlights.

Projectors allow control over where the light is shown.

Most cars use reflectors which basically "spray" light everywhere.
 

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Danielj is correct. Reflector headlights are open in the front allowing light to escape from every angle off the bulb thus blinding you. Projectors have a "sealed" housing only allowing light to escape through the fucusing lense in front which has a shield placed over half of it that cuts the light off midway on the lense keeping it on the road and not in the sky.
 
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