Driving Tips for Stormy Weather

 Adverse weather tests driving abilities for both novice and experienced drivers. Here are some helpful driving tips to follow while driving in stormy weather.

Storm Driving Tip 1: Tires should be properly inflated and have sufficient tread depth to help ensure traction on slick roads.

Storm Driving Tip 2: Reduce your speed. If conditions are adverse, you may need to travel at a speed well below the posted limit.

Storm Driving Tip 3: Leave extra space. In bad weather, stopping distances increase. Adjust how closely you follow other vehicles.

Storm Driving Tip 4: If you feel your car begin to hydroplane, don’t panic. Ease off the accelerator and gently apply the brakes.

Storm Driving Tip 5: If your car becomes disabled, dial 911 to report your location and the nature of the emergency.

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