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!
Safe Following Distance for Vehicles in Winter
I tell you, it will engender absolute selfishness in mankind if the driving of automobiles becomes common. It will make every man a tyrant. ~ R.A. Lafferty
Proper vehicle spacing by maintaining a safe following distance is essential in winter driving conditions. This video demonstrates how much room should you leave for the car in front of you.
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.
And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms. ~ William Bradford