As the month of April begins, there are many things that you need to be cautious of when you hit the road this spring. The saying, “April showers bring May flowers,” may be true, but with that rain also comes a few other dangers! The Westway Ford team wants to make sure all our readers are aware of these top spring driving safety tips!
Rain can make the streets slick regardless of if you can see it on the road or not. After a heavy or even light rain, make sure you drive slow to avoid hydroplaning and swerving.
Since the weather is getting warmer and warmer each week, animals are beginning to make appearances all across town. From deer to raccoons, we must keep an eye out for these creatures as we drive across Irving. Most animals tend to cross roads during the night, but be sure to keep your eyes peeled ahead of you and on the sides of the road during the day as well.
Spring is one of the most popular months for motorcyclists and bikers to take to the road. It can be hard to see these riders so double check mirrors before switching lanes to give them enough space.
When you think of springtime you immediately think of warm weather, but that isn’t always the case. There can still be the occasional snow or freezing weather during the beginning stages of this season. If possible, check the weather before leaving the house to get a general idea of what kind of weather conditions you will be driving in!
These are just some of the many tips to keep in mind when hitting the road this spring! Pass these tips along to your friends and family to keep everyone safe this season!