Winter Driving Tips in Minnesota

Winter Driving Tips In Minnesota

Driving in Severe weather can be no doubt dangerous and yet frightening in adverse conditions. This year in Minneapolis we were fortunate to have such beautiful weather deep into November, however winter has arrived today in the form of ice and snow. Below are a few driving tips that you should follow:     Accelerate and decelerate slow, until you know you have traction, a lot of accidents happen on acceleration/deceleration lanes, use caution on exits The normal dry pavement following distance of three to four seconds should be increased to eight to ten seconds at minimum (basically leave a car length per 15mph) Know your brakes, and stopping distance,...

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Essential Winter Car Care Checklist

  Here in Minnesota every season presents its driving challenges from pot holes in the spring to summer long construction season. However , however. Here are a few things that could save you future headaches and make for safer travel: Check Your Undercarriage The under carriage of your car is rarely a thought until you hear scraping or other strange noises. A lot of cars sit low to the ground these days, and in the Winter the snow can get pretty thick here in Minnesota making your exhaust system susceptible to damage. Visually inspect you muffler and exhaust system to make sure it is secure, and not hanging low, and free...

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