The best advice for driving in heavy rain or snow is not to! But, if you have to hit the road in bad weather, there are steps you can take to greatly improve your chances of staying safe.
This program offers a wealth of tips for driving in rainstorms, high winds, and fog, or when snow, ice, or flooding make for hazardous road conditions.
With the help of a driving instructor, a police officer, a mechanic, a meteorologist, and even water-rescue personnel, the video also advises on how to prepare a vehicle for trips in bad weather – even if your vehicle has four-wheel drive.
Students learn what to do if vapor forms inside the windshield, how to handle hydroplaning, the dangers of black ice, and when to just pull over and wait it out.
In English, with English-language subtitles. Viewing time: 25 minutes. 2013.
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