Safe Driving in Bad Weather Huntington NY

Winter is upon us, which means bad weather and dangerous driving conditions are common. It is more important than ever to practice safe driving techniques in typical winter weather conditions such as rain, wind, snow, ice, sleet and fog.

Empire Safety Council, Inc.
(516) 338-0229
775 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 
Defensive Driving School Inc
(631) 271-6636
1889 New York Avenue
Huntington, NY
 
Twin County Driving School
(631) 368-7878
30 Vernon Valley Road
East, NY
 
East Meadow Driving School
(516) 794-3900
2900 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY
 
Fitzgerald's Driving School, Inc.
(361) 667-9642
1350 Deer Park Avenue
North, NY
 
A A Across County Driving School
(631) 754-0500
12 Sinclair Drive
Greenlawn, NY
 
Passing Lane Driving School Inc
(631) 547-5007
505 East Jericho Turnpike
Huntington, NY
 
AA All County Driving School
(516) 681-4242
82 N. Broadway, Lower Level
Hicksville, NY
 
Helens Safeway Driving School
(631) 587-1542
1407 4th Street
West, NY
 
Marsal Auto Driving School
(631) 226-2000
101 North Wellwood Avenue
Lindenhurst, NY
 

Safe Driving in Bad Weather

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Winter is upon us, which means bad weather and dangerous driving conditions are common. It is more important than ever to practice safe driving techniques in typical winter weather conditions such as rain, wind, snow, ice, sleet and fog. It is even more important to practice safety in extreme weather conditions such as hurricanes, tornados, torrential rain/snow and electrical storms. If possible, it is best to postpone a trip and stay home rather than drive if there is an extreme weather system moving through your area.

Here are some tips for driving in bad weather:

  • Plan ahead. Driving in bad weather usually takes longer and is more stressful. If you did not leave more time to reach your destination and are consequently running late, this will only increase your stress level and could adversely affect your driving. Also, check the weather before you leave. If you can take an alternate route to avoid the brunt of a weather system, do so. You may also want to consider postponing your trip until the weather has improved. If you decide not to postpone, carry a map with you to prevent getting lost when visibility is low, and to show you alternate routes if necessary.
  • Drive Slowly. This accompanies the above item; you should drive more slowly than usual in bad weather. This decreases the chance of skids and accidents.
  • Leave Room In Front. Many experts recommend doubling the "cushion" between you and the car in front of you when you are driving in rain, snow, sleet, etc. Brake time is slower in these conditions, and you must allow yourself more room.
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