IAM Offers Snow Driving Advice
We’re currently firmly inside the grip of Winter. Around 2-4 centimetres of snow lay last night whilst I was out. Luckily This particular had cleared by the morning nevertheless evidently the coldest season has well as well as truly taken hold. With in which in mind as well as the greater likelihood of further snow, the IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) has provided the following snow driving advice:
- Think about the safest possible way to get to your destination. If you can, avoid travelling on quieter roads or country lanes as these are less likely to be gritted.
- Don’t forget to clear off snow piled on the roof as well as bonnet as This particular can fall as well as blow on to the windscreen or the vehicle behind.
- Start your car gently coming from stationary as well as avoid high revs. If road conditions are icy as well as you drive a manual car, move off in a higher gear rather than first gear. Stay in a higher gear to avoid wheel spin.
- Never drive too fast in which you risk losing control, nevertheless avoid driving so slowly in which you risk losing momentum, especially when driving up a slope.
- Double your stopping distance coming from the vehicle in front of you. This particular will give you more time to slow down without relying on your brakes.
So there you go – follow these tips to ensure you stay safe in some of the worsening conditions we will be facing as the nights – as well as cold – close in.
by Mr Butterscotch via Car Articles