We all know it’s important to be extra careful while driving around in the winter, but there are some things that are easily forgotten when out on the road day after day. It’s not just the potential icy conditions that need to be watched for, but things like the sun setting earlier and making night driving a more frequent part of your commute.
Even if you pride yourself on being the most conscientious driver at all times, it never hurts to give yourself a few reminders before heading out. Plus, you can share these tips with family members and loved ones — especially any new young drivers getting behind the wheel.
Here are the best safety tips you should keep in mind while driving this winter:
You can save and print this handy image and keep on your fridge as a reminder for every driver in your home, or just keep it on your phone to refresh your memory whenever you need it (not while driving, though).
Every car and driver is different, so check out more tips from the National Safety Council and AAA to make sure you and your loved ones are fully prepared for winter driving this year. And if you’re ever seriously anxious or worried about the weather and road conditions, just stay home and avoid any risk altogether.
Here’s to a happy and safe season for us all.