It seems like we’ll be facing some not-so-nice weather for just a bit longer this fall! In the wake of Hurricane Matthew and other storms, Toyota of N Charlotte wants to remind drivers how to safely drive in rain and even some ways NOT to drive in the rain and on wet roads.
Taking on wet roads starts with preparation. Heading straight into the storm with no preparation can be dangerous! If you’re going to be driving in rain or on wet roads, make sure your car is up for the task. Bring it to our Toyota Service Center near Charlotte for a full inspection, including:
It’s crucial that your car is in top-working condition! Once you’re sure that your car can brave the storm, make sure your safe driving techniques are up to par. When it comes to safe driving in rain, remember these do’s and don’ts from Toyota of N Charlotte:
If you are uncomfortable driving in the rain, make sure to check weather reports before you leave the house! You don’t want to be stuck in a heavy storm if you don’t have to. However, if you are unable to avoid rainy weather on the road, pull over to safety. It’s better to pull off the road safely until you feel more comfortable – just don’t forget to use your hazard lights when your car is stopped on the side of the road.
For more tips on safe driving in rain, just give our new Toyota dealership near Charlotte a call at (888) 883-3797!