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Safe Driving in Bad Weather Yonkers 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.

Getty Square Auto Driving School
(914) 968-3118
85 Riverdale Avenue
Yonkers, NY
 
Perlas Auto Driving School Inc.
(914) 965-0700
37 Park Hill Avenue
Yonkers, NY
 
Regency Auto Driving School
(914) 963-2282
42 Ritchie Drive
Yonkers, NY
 
Alfa Auto Driving School Inc
(718) 325-1500
4305 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY
 
Gil Driving School Inc
(914) 961-2145
360 White Plains Road
Eastchester, NY
 
Gloria & Freddy Driving School, Inc.
(914) 476-9128
140 McLean Avenue
Yonkers, NY
 
AMER Auto Driving School
(914) 969-8056
171 McLean Avenue
Yonkers, NY
 
Woodlawn Driving School
(914) 237-8248
1011 Yonkers Avenue
Yonkers, NY
 
Marcias Driving School & Private Service Bureau
(914) 663-0101
8 West Sidney Avenue
Mount, NY
 
123 Auto Driving School
(718) 325-3032
3823 Boston Road
Bronx, 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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