With the colder months fast approaching, it’s important to be aware of some key things when it comes to driving in the winter. Many additional dangers come with the winter months, and it’s all too easy for an accident to occur because of the cold. As such, there are some specific adaptations that you will need to make and safety precautions that you should take – particularly if you have a disability.
This blog post highlights various essential winter car checks and provides advice on how you can keep safe whilst behind the wheel this winter.
Safety is the number one priority for anyone driving in the winter months. Dangers such as ice on the road, low visibility, and frost can pose a serious threat to drivers. To ensure that you are as safe as possible on the roads this winter, you should:
The first step to take is to get winter tyres fitted to your vehicle and ensure that they have sufficient tread depth too. These tyres are specifically designed to cope with extreme conditions and will offer better grip, allowing you to stop the vehicle more easily.
Additionally, you must make sure your windscreen is completely clear before you set off. You can achieve this by using a good quality de-icer or screen wash and then using your wipers to effectively remove all debris before you set off.
Last but not least, it’s important to be aware of the following when driving in snowy conditions:
At PB Conversions, we can make driving in the winter as safe as possible for those with disabilities. We provide a range of car adaptations, including hand controls and left foot accelerators, which can make driving a lot easier and safer. Contact us today for more information or give us a call on 01525 850588.
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