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SOURCE: Contego Services Group
At the beginning of each winter season, it’s a good idea to review driving in adverse conditions with your drivers as a means to ensure safety and loss control within your organization.
Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 10, 2013
At the beginning of each winter season, it’s a good idea to review driving in adverse conditions with your drivers as a means to ensure safety and loss control within your organization. The best precautions are to avoid driving in poor weather if at all possible. Knowing this may not always be feasible, drivers should know how to handle adverse road conditions.
"Make sure your vehicles are prepared; and consider getting a winter tune up by adding anti-freeze to the radiator and possibly switching to winter weight oil. Equip the vehicles with emergency supplies such as blankets, a shovel, drinking water, flares, and sand," said VP of Loss Control at Contego Services Group, Mark Jansen.
When driving on icy roads:
If your rear wheels begin to skid:
If your front wheels begin to skid:
If your vehicle should get stuck:
Sources: National Safety Council, New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, Washington State Government Information and Services and The Weather Channel.
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