Stay Safe This Winter with These Winter Driving Safety Tips (Pt. 3)

Stay Safe This Winter with These Winter Driving Safety Tips (Pt. 3)

Wrapping up our three-part blog series Stay Safe This Winter with These Winter Driving Safety Tips, below we will present some more essential winter driving safety tips, with these specifically focusing on roadside safety in cold winter conditions.

Winter Driving Safety Tips: What to Do If You’re Stranded on the Side of the Road

Sometimes, regardless of how carefully you may have followed some essential winter driving safety tips, you may end up getting hit by others and, consequently, having to wait with your vehicle on the side of a roadway. If you find yourself in this less-than-ideal situation this winter season, here are some winter driving safety tips to keep in mind:

  • While these winter driving safety tips can keep you safe if you end up being stranded on the side of the road this winter, call us after a car accident for help getting the compensation you may deserve.

    While these winter driving safety tips can keep you safe if you end up being stranded on the side of the road this winter, call us after a car accident for help getting the compensation you may deserve.

    Get out of the way of traffic – To the extent possible, get your vehicle out of the direct path of traffic. Ideally, pull your car to the shoulder. If this isn’t possible, however, switch your vehicle’s hazard lights on, put flares (or cones) around your vehicle, etc. The idea is that you want other drivers to see you from as far of a distance as possible so that they can safely avoid you.

  • Stay with your car – Don’t go wandering off in the snow, especially if it’s nighttime because you could easily get lost or disoriented, especially in freezing conditions when you may be fatigued. Instead, stay with your vehicle and, if possible, keep the vehicle’s heater running for a bit to keep you (and anyone else) warm.
  • Keep your exhaust pipes clear of snow – This is a very important winter driving safety tip to keep in mind when it’s snowing or just after snowfall. Make sure the exhaust pipes for your vehicle are free to emit exhaust and aren’t blocked by snow. Blocked exhaust pipes can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning of anyone who may be in a running vehicle.

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