You’ve probably heard about the lingering tropical depression that’s menacing Florida and the lower east coast. While this may not be on the forefront of your mind here in North Carolina, the storm has been predicted to move up the east coast and North Carolina could be in its pathway. Toyota of N Charlotte wants to keep everyone safe, so we’re sharing some tips for driving in rain and prepping for storms!
Whether you’re staying home or heading out of town for a storm, it’s important that your car is prepped for bad weather and dangerous conditions. The experts at our Toyota Service Center near Charlotte can make sure that your car is ready for rainy and windy conditions with auto service like:
If your car is staying put through a storm, you should prepare to protect it from any damages that storms can cause. A tropical depression is a large system of storms, that’s not quite powerful enough to be a tropical storm or hurricane – but it can bring strong winds, lighting, thunder, and lots and lots of rain. In preparation of strong storms like tropical depression 9 near Florida right now, prep your car with:
Don’t forget to check and go over your insurance coverage. Ensure that your car will be covered in case of any storm damages. Consider taking pictures of your N Charlotte Toyota in case you have to make a claim!
If you find yourself behind the wheel during a tropical depression or storm of any kind, you should exude extreme caution and keep safe driving tips in mind. When driving in rainy and windy weather, you should:
For help prepping for tropical depressions, tropical storms, hurricanes, or any type of storm – call us at (888) 883-3797!