Winter driving tips

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In winter, roads get wet, icy, and snowy. Follow these tips to keep yourself safe!

Before driving:

  • Check if windshield wipers work properly
  • Make sure washer fluid is topped up
  • Clear your vehicle of ice and snow
  • Check the weather forecast before you leave
  • Check road conditions
  • Have emergency supplies with you:
    • Charged cell phone
    • Water
    • Blanket
    • Shovel
    • Warm clothes
  • Keep the tank full
  • Turn on the lights

While driving:

  • Adjust  your speed to road conditions
  • Slow down and allow extra space between your truck and other vehicles
  • Avoid sudden moves, they can cause you to lose control or jackknife.
  • Avoid hard braking, quick acceleration, and abrupt gear changes, they can cause you to skid
  • Stay focused on your driving and put away cell phones and other distractions

Happy holidays to all carriers! 

Sources:

http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/ontario-511/winter-driving-tips.shtml

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Marben Acosta Teran oversees the overall international B2B marketing strategy for Mexicom Logistics. She is passionate about building a solid brand while creating useful content for its audience. Marben loves learning more about the industry and being part of the Mexicom family.
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