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Driving in the Snow: How to Stay Safe

Driving in the Snow: How to Stay Safe

When you live in an area that snows, you’ve seen and encountered those overconfident drivers. Driving in the snow is precarious -- you have to be cautious about what you will encounter on those icy roads. Driving in snow can definitely be nerve wracking, but the team at Airport Automotive is here to help with these tips for driving in the snow:  The secret to safe snow driving begins with smoothness. In the snow, your tires already don’t have a solid grip on the road, and if you drive jerkily, the chance of accident automatically increases. Imagine as if you are driving with a scalding cup of coffee in your lap, and you can’t spill it!  It’s all about anticipation -- the slipperier the road gets, the more you need to think and look ahead. Slow down for upcoming turns and stops. Driving safely takes extra focus.  Your vehicle is most likely equipped with a stability-control system that will warn you if your wheels are straying off the intended p ... read more

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