Driving in the rain
Avoid braking or gear changing in Rain and wet roads can make driving
corners, especially when roads are dangerous. Here are a few things to
wet. Ideally, corners should always consider when driving in the rain or
The ESC system (if equipped) must be
turned OFF before rocking the vehi-
be taken under gentle acceleration.
on slick pavement:
Slow down and allow extra follow-
ing distance. A heavy rainfall
makes it harder to see and increas-
es the distance needed to stop
Turn OFF your Cruise Control. (if
Replace your windshield wiper
blades when they show signs of
streaking or missing areas on the
Be sure your tires have enough
tread. If your tires do not have
enough tread, making a quick stop
on wet pavement can cause a skid
and possibly lead to an accident.
See "Tire Tread" in chapter 7.
Driving at night
If you are still stuck after rocking
the vehicle a few times, have the Night driving presents more hazards
vehicle pulled out by a tow vehicle than driving in the daylight. Here are
to avoid engine overheating, pos- some important tips to remember:
sible damage to the transmission,
and tire damage. See "Towing" in
Slow down and keep more dis-
tance between you and other vehi-
cles, as it may be more difficult to
see at night, especially in areas
where there may not be any street
Adjust your mirrors to reduce the
glare from other driver's head-
Keep your headlamps clean and
properly aimed. Dirty or improperly
aimed headlamps will make it
much more difficult to see at night.
Turn on your headlamps to make it
easier for others to see you.
Driving too fast through large pud-
dles can affect your brakes. If you
must go through puddles, try to
drive through them slowly.
Avoid staring directly at the head-
lamps of oncoming vehicles. You
could be temporarily blinded, and it
will take several seconds for your
eyes to readjust to the darkness.
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