Heels & Horsepower Magazine


Tips for safe driving in cold weather

  • If the roads are icy, drive with extra caution
  • Top up your anti-freeze and check that your tyres are properly inflated throughout winter
  • Increase your following distances
  • Brake more cautiously and well before time
  • Drive around corners more slowly
  • Do not use cruise control when the roads are slippery
  • Adjust your speed to suit the conditions
  • Be cautious in places where ice is common even if you cannot see it, like under bridges
  • If you lose control do not panic but gradually slow down and steer in the direction of the skid

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