Driving in the rain can be both scary and dangerous,and its important to take wet weather seriously when you are on the road.There are a lots of things you can do to make driving in the rain safer,including being prepared by making sure your car is ready and ensuring you can always see properly but most importantly, you have to drive according to the conditions and adjust a few of your habits to avoid sliding or being involved in a collision.
1.Keep your windows clean and clear: being able to see properly is key to driving anytime,especially when visibility is already reduced by rain. Clean the inside and outside of the windows regularly to remove dirt,dust mu ,smoke finger print and other materials. if your windows is bad, turn on the air conditioning or cold air in the car and aim the vents at the windows.
2. Maintain your lights: Take your car to a mechanic to have your headlights adjusted properly if you haven’t done this, ensure that your headlights are pointing in the right direction,make it easier to see and prevent you from blinding other drivers.
3 Keep the light covers on your car clean so that dust and dirt don’t reduce their efficacy.
4. Maintain your tires: Tire tread is what allows your tires adhere to the road,which is why it is so dangerous to drive with a bald tires.without the right traction,you can slip or hydroplane easily in wet conditions.New tires generally have about 10/32 of an inch of thread.Tires should be replaced when the tread gets to 4/32 of an inch.Anything less than that isn’t safe and should not be used.
5.Turn on your windshield wipers: Along with keeping your windshield clean you can improve your visibility in wet conditions by ensuring that your wipers are up to the job and you are using the right washer fluid.
6. Ensure that your AC is working to enable a clearer view.