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Toyota of N Charlotte tips: Drive safely in fog

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When you get behind the wheel of a new Toyota in N Charlotte, you can be faced with severe weather conditions. Weather can be pretty unpredictable, so it's imperative that you equip yourself with knowledge on how to take on different types of weather conditions. 

One of the most dangerous weather conditions is fog. You'd be surprised how many people don't know how to handle their vehicle in fog! For that very reason, our new Toyota dealership in N Charlotte is sharing safe driving tips for driving in fog.

Take on foggy weather in your new Toyota in N Charlotte

You'd be surprised at how dangerous fog can be when you're driving! One of the first tips we give you is to avoid driving your new Toyota in fog altogether; however, we know that this isn't always feasible. For that very reason, we're sharing safe driving tips so you can stay safe when you drive in the fog. 

Tip #1 Turn on fog lights and low beams

Before you even leave your driveway, make sure that the fog lights and low beams of your new Toyota in N Charlotte are on. Turning these on will increase your visibility to other drivers, which will help you avoid a bad collision. You have to make sure that you turn on your LOW beam, not high—high beams can actually obstruct your view, as the light can reflect off the fog. If your new Toyota in N Charlotte has fog lights, use those instead, as they're designed for this exact weather condition.

Tip #2 Slow down and keep your distance from other cars

Speeding is NEVER a good idea, it's even worse when you drive in the fog! Fog obstructs your view, so you might not know if there's a car in front of you. Slow down
and keep your eyes on the road. You should also keep a large distance between your new Toyota near Charlotte and the vehicle in front of you. The road can get slippery from the condensation, which means it would be harder to stop your Toyota near Charlotte. 

Tip #3 Keep an eye out for critters

In addition to keeping an eye out for other drivers, you should also be aware of animals on the road. Animals tend to be more courageous when they're draped in fog and might dart into the road! The last thing you want to do is hurt an animal when you're driving, so be careful!

Stay safe in your new Toyota in Charlotte during foggy weather

Tip #4 Keep to the right side of the road

If visibility is really bad, we suggest you stick to the right side of the road. If you can't see the street, use the right side as a guide. You might also want to use a GPS to help gather a sense of direction. The GPS might also help you find exits and streets.

Visit us today at 13429 Statesville Road to get more safe driving tips! We look forward to your visit!

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Toyota of North Charlotte
13429 Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC, just off I-77

Phone:

888.883.3797

Web:
www.toyotaofnorthcharlotte.com

 
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