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Monthly Archives: November 2022

Tips and Tricks to Prepare for Winter Driving

Tips and Tricks to Prepare for Winter Driving

With November coming to an end, it is important that you set aside time to care for your car. Driving in the winter can be stressful, especially with low visibility, icy conditions, and snow storms. Here are some of our top tips for safer winter drives: Check your tire pressure. The air in your tires is likely to contract. To avoid driving with underinflated tires, top them off to meet manufacturer requirements.  Inspect tire treads and make sure they have good traction. You can do this using the penny test method. Swap out your tires for winter tires. They tend to have deeper tread with a pattern that is fit for driving in snowy and icy conditions. Test your car battery. Vehicle batteries are likely to die out or drain in the winter. With colder temperatures, it makes it harder to start your car. Carry jumper cables with you. Replace your wiper blades. Make sure they are winterproof and able to clear off rain and snow. Top off on wiper fluid. The solution should have a low ... read more

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