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!
Driving in a Blizzard
If hooking a car battery up to a monkey's brain will help find the cure for AIDS and save somebody's life, I have two things to say... the red is positive and the black is negative. ~ Nick Dipaolo
According to this article, a blizzard warning means to expect sustained winds of 35 mph or more with large amount of falling or blowing snow that is expected to last for several hours. Not good weather for motoring, but these tips can gt you through it.
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* 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.
The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship. ~ Norman Douglas