How to drive in cold weather!

Posted on by Defensive Driving | in southernbelledriver

Severe weather can be both terrifying and hazardous for automobile travel. We can all do our small part to make driving in these conditions safer for ourselves and others. When you can’t see any farther than 100 feet ahead, you cannot safely drive faster than 30 mph.

When you drive in snowy areas, you can improve traction by using snow tires on the wheels that power your car. You may also use tire chains that are placed over the tire tread to increase traction on snow- or ice-covered roads.

Accelerate and decelerate slowly. Applying the gas slowly to accelerate is the best method for regaining traction and avoiding skids. Don’t try to get moving in a hurry. And take time to slow down for a stoplight. Remember: It takes longer to slow down on icy roads. It is wise to turn on your low beam headlights when visibility is poor-even in daylight. Light from high beams will reflect back and cause glare.

The American Automobile Association provides 7 helpful tips for driving in snow:

For more helpful driver safety tips, point reduction or discounts for auto insurance take our online driving safety course at www.defensivedriving.com.

|

Customer Reviews

Defensivedriving.com has a ShopperApproved rating of 4.7 based on 120250 ratings and reviews.

Aden Builtron None, united states
Awesome
Robert J TX, United States
It is simple and easy
Larissa Coronado Texas, united states
It is great information and convenience is on point
Conner Reneau united states
Everything was really quick and easy!
Priscilla Provencio TX, United States
Great website!
Brandon Raetzel Texas, united states
Easy to follow course!
Anell Resendiz None, united states
Its fast and easy
Visal Khourn Texas, united states
Easy
vanessa Howland united states
Easy process!
Ryan Regner TX, united states
Easy to use
George Allen Tx, united states
It's easy and fast.
Karly Shi TX, united states
No problems!
Juan Garcia TX, United States
Quick and easy experience, highly recommend it.
Timothy Lloyd None, united states
Easy to navigate.
Phyllis Boglin None, united states
Easy sign up!
Melissa Rapp None, united states
easy and fast
briana ramos TX , united states
Great website!
See all reviews on shopperApproved.com
Why DefensiveDriving.com
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Over 2 Million Customers Served
  • Highest Possible Better Business Bureau Rating
  • Award Winning Course