Car Insurance06 Tips for Driving in the Rain

21st Nov 20190
  1. Exercise caution when rain follows hot, dry spells. …
  2. Slow down. …
  3. Avoid standing water on roadways. …
  4. Drive in the tracks of the car in front of you. …
  5. Increase your following distance. …
  6. If your car begins to hydroplane, do not brake or turn the wheel abruptly as this may cause your vehicle to go into a skid or spin.
What should you not do while driving in the rain?
Keep your eyes and mind focused on the road so you can spot potential issues and react in time to prevent a problem. Being safe while driving in the rain is all about being responsible. You should put all your safe driving skills to use. Make sure to slow down, make more space, turn on your lights, and focus.
How fast should you drive when it’s raining?
You should reduce your speed by 1/3 on wet roads and by 1/2 or more on snow packed roads (i.e., if you would normally be traveling at a speed of 60 mph on dry pavement, then on a wet road you should reduce your speed to 40 mph, and on a snow-packed road you should reduce your speed to 30 mph).

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