Keep your side view mirrors free from bird poop and bird droppings that can damage the paint on your car, bird pecking, bird attacks, scratches and scuffs!
Your should have all of these items (above) in your trunk for safe winter driving - plus your cell phone and a real spare tire!
Reckless automobile driving arouses the suspicion that much of the horse sense of the good old days was possessed by the horse. ~ Anonymous
Besides heavy rain and fog, adverse weather conditions include snow and ice. Learn how to drive under each of these circumstances.
Driving in extreme winter weather conditions takes skill - but also preparation for motoring in the ice and snow. Use these winter driving tips to get your vehicle ready - and your head in the proper mode for peace of mind to get you to your destination - and back - safely.
Back to: Driving Techniques
* Icy, Slippery or Snow Covered Roads
* Driving in Bad Weather – Part 1
* Driving in Bad Weather – Part 2
* Driving in a Blizzard
* Driving in an Ice Storm (video)
* Driving in Fog
* Handling a Skid
* Handle a Skid on Snow or Ice (video)
* Skidding To Make a Turn?
No matter how well you plan, stuff can happen when you're driving your car or truck in the winter's cold. Best to have these items in your trunk just in case that emergency crops up.
"We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them." ~ Woodrow Wilson