Safe Winter Driving Tips

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<ul><li><p>Safe Winter Driving Tips </p></li><li><p>Winter and falling snowflakes are always exciting to watch but this severe weather can become a frightening nightmare for </p><p>your car if you don't follow safety rules in winter road. </p></li><li><p>Winter roads give a number of challenges to you and your vehicle that only can be avoidable if you have done a pre-winter </p><p>servicing. </p></li><li><p>But the vehicle also need a regular service that will help the vehicle to be in track in winter and other seasons. </p></li><li><p>Here are some tips to get ready for snowy road condition. </p></li><li><p>:- When you stuck on snowy road accelerate and decelerate slowly, if you make sudden brake it can skid. </p></li><li><p>:- Never brake in hurry. The vehicle takes a little longer on icy road to stop where you can get a full control over it. </p></li><li><p>:- Give your journey a little extra time as in winter every move happens slowly like stooping, turning, accelerating etc. </p></li><li><p>:- The less use of anti-lock brakes can be a safe step when vehicle is stock on icy road as it will start to skid immediately. </p></li><li><p>:- When ABS is very much needed then make sure to press the brake hard which will generate a vibration while stopping the </p><p>vehicle safely. </p></li><li><p>:- If you can avoid to stop in unnecessary places then do it. Because in winter the vehicle takes extra fuel to restart the </p><p>vehicle and get it rolling. </p></li><li><p>:- Always keep a winter survival kit in your vehicle as that will help you out in case of emergency. </p></li><li><p>:- Avoid the use of cruise control on snowy road as sometimes you need to control the vehicle manually. </p></li><li><p>:- Always drive with headlights ON. This will give a better visibility of road and other vehicles around. </p></li><li><p>:- Always make sure to maintain the fuel tank full in winter time as you don't know when you will be needing it or get stuck on </p><p>road for a while. </p></li><li><p>:- The full tank filled gas can be helpful for keeping you warm inside the vehicle when you caught on cold. </p></li><li><p>:- Make sure to check the windshield and wiper blades whether they are in good condition or not? This will give a clear vision of </p><p>the road in winter. </p></li><li><p>:- As there is always a problem with visibility and road conditions in winter, you should reduce the speed limit </p><p>and increase the following distance for your safety. </p></li><li><p>:- Always monitor the weather condition of the areas where you mostly commute in your vehicle. </p></li><li><p>:- If you must travel during winter then make sure to check the most important parts of your vehicle before moving. </p></li><li><p>:- Make sure that your vehicle's battery and charging system are working topnotch, if the former or later is faulty then it can </p><p>leave you stranded on road for hours. </p></li><li><p>:- The availability of right amount of antifreeze inside the vehicle prevent engine overheating. It also maintain warm </p><p>temperature inside the vehicle engine. </p></li><li><p>:- Make sure to keep your windshield washer reservoir full in winter as sometimes when you use it more often, you will run </p><p>out of it when you need it more. </p></li><li><p>:- If you are thinking about a new car , then make sure to concentrate on safety features first that will keep you safe in all </p><p>lousy weathers. </p></li><li></li></ul>