Rick's Auto Service

Mishawaka Auto Repair

Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Call us: (574) 255-4724

Weather Hazards.

Many schools today were having 2-hour delays because of thick fog. 

  • Fog is another weather-related driving hazard. Temperature conditions in fall increase its likelihood in autumn, especially in low-lying areas, or places surrounded by trees, hills or mountains. Fog not only impairs your vision, it also muffles sound and alters perceptions of distance. If you have to drive in it, drive slowly, taking care not to overdrive your headlamps (never use high beams).-Overdriving your headlights means not being able to stop inside the illuminated area ahead. It is difficult to judge other vehicles' speeds and distances at night. Do notoverdrive your headlights—it creates a blind "crash area" in front of your vehicle. You should be able to stop inside the illuminated area ahead.
  • Sudden, often severe rain storms are a major fall weather hazard. They often come after long, dry summers have allowed oil to build up on the roads. Oil and water don’t mix. Add in somebody driving fast or foolishly and you’ve got a recipe for a wreck. Slow down when it’s raining, use your windshield wipers, turn on your headlamps, avoid hard braking and give yourself extra time to stop.

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