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!
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down. ~ Russell Baker
The number one safety tip for driving on ice is that a driver must know his/her vehicle and how it handles. Follow these tips for driving on ice and get some practice in a snow or ice covered parking lot...make that an empty parking lot of course.
There's some excellent advice in this video about driving on snow and ice.
Back to: Driving in Winter - Part 2
* Winter Driving Safety Tips
* Driving Safely in Snow
* Winter Driving: Car Talk
* Oversteer and Understeer
* Winter Driving (video)
* Driving on Ice
* Proper Vehicle Spacing (video)
* Winter Driving Quiz
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.
Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart. ~ Victor Hugo