Sunday, November 11, 2007

Winter Driving Tips

Driving safety over the winter months involves a little preparation and a lot common sense. Start with winter tires, you'll be amazed at the traction and safe handling they provide. Then follow this simple checklist:
* Get a winter tune-up to ensure all aspects of your vehicle can meet the demands of extreme weather.
- Inspect the brakes
- Change your oil
- Top up all fluids
- Check the battery
- Install good windshields wiper blades
- Make sure the heater and defroster are working properly
* Slow down and adjust your speed to the conditions
* Allow extra space and always brake early
* Always carry a winter emergency kit
* Keep your gas tank at least half full
* Turn off your cruise control

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