Key Components of Rainy Day Driving

Driving in Florida can be very dangerous due to the frequent storms that we experience during the summer and early fall. It is important to be prepared for hurricanes, which also means your vehicle should be in proper condition for safe driving. People frequently overlook things that are critical to keeping them safe on the road, but problems with these features can quickly turn dangerous if not addressed.

Lights

Your lights are very important and enable people to see you coming toward them, especially on dark roads. It is important to ensure that your brake lights are working so that people have advanced notice before you stop. Otherwise, the driver behind you might not realize that you are stopping, resulting in a rear-ending accident.

Windshield wipers

During the winter months is minimal, and windshield wipers can dry out and not properly function. Testing your windshield wipers is simple. Use the manual sprayer function in your vehicle to assess whether or not your windshield wipers are working effectively. Some people even add additives to the windshield, which enable the rain to run off easier.

Tires

Good tires will help you maintain traction while going through puddles, and prevent hydroplaning during rainy days. It is important to have tires that fit the needs of your vehicle.

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