Safety Precautions When Driving in the Rain

???????????????????Fog, rain, snow and -whatever Mother Nature throws at you, can be a serious driving hazard. Maximize your safety on the road with these tips:

  • Check equipment. Throughout the season, monitor your tires for tread wear and proper inflation, replace worn wiper blades and top off your windshield washer fluid as needed. 
  • Wait if possible. Avoid going out early in a storm. Streets often are slickest during the first hour of rain when road oils and water combine to create a slippery surface.
  • Give yourself extra room. Rule number one: Slow down. If the road is wet, allow at least twice as much following distance as on dry pavement.
  • Don’t depend on technology. Antilock braking systems may actually lengthen stopping distances, and four-wheel drive won’t prevent hydroplaning on water or improve braking on slick roads.

Click here for more slick weather driving tips.

For more information and how Liberty Mutual Insurance may be able to help you save on your auto insurance, feel free to contact our Liberty Mutual representative, Dan Ressegiue or visit our webpage:

AgentDanielRessegiueDaniel Ressegiue

303 West Main Street | Suite 100
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-308-3868 Ext. 50950

Daniel graduated from The Pennsylvania State University majoring in Psychology and business and is currently finishing an MBA at Monmouth University. During his tenure at Liberty Mutual, he has been awarded many awards including National Rookie of the year special recognition, 5 Time “Pacesetter,” Pursuit of Excellence and is a Liberty Lamplighters Club inductee. During his spare time, he enjoys staying active playing soccer, racquetball and partaking in long distance running competitions.  He is also a member of Jersey Shore Runners Club, Penn State Alumni Association, as well as SCORE, a nonprofit entity dedicated to the mentoring of small business owners.*First Financial Federal Credit Union Client #38361

Article Source: Liberty Mutual Insurance

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