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Winter Driving Tips

Top 12 Tips for Driving in the Snow 

Between the tasks of cleaning the car off, navigating around other vehicles, and coping with slippery conditions, winter is a difficult driving season for many drivers. Fortunately, however, there are quite a few easy steps that you can take to ensure your safety while driving in winter. This way, you can avoid unpleasant road trips.

If you are driving on a slippery road with an empty car, put your hand on the brake and make sure it is activated before you release the accelerator. If the braking system fails, it can stop you from skidding out of control.

Driving in the snow can be a little tricky, especially if you're not used to it. Here are some tips that will help you to stay safe on the roads this winter.

  1. Get your car winter-ready: make sure your tires have sufficient tread and air pressure, keep your gas tank at least half full, and check your battery.

  1. Before you leave, clean off your car. It feels inconvenient to sweep your car, but this is an important step in safety. Snow on your car's windows and mirrors can prevent you from seeing the road. Before you leave, use a snow brush and remove all the snow on your car's windows, mirrors, hood, trunk, and roof.