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Defensive Driving In Winter Conditions

Dec 15, 2017

Every individual who gets behind the wheel of a car or truck can appreciate the extra effort and caution necessary to safely drive on ice, sleet, and snow. Avoiding accidents in inclement weather requires extra vigilance from every driver. Below are some tips to remember when driving in inclement weather:

•Be extra cautious when driving through the dealership’s lot(s).•Be aware of people and surroundings.•Turn cell phone ringers off and put down the cell phone. Stay focused and do not allow any distractions while driving.•Always wear a seatbelt and insist that all passengers wear them.•Pre-plan your route and be aware of potential changes in weather conditions.•Slow down. Allow for additional time to reach your destination and avoid speeding.•Allow ample space between your vehicle and the vehicle directly in front of you.