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Rain and wet reads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you can‘t stop. accelerate or turn as well because your tile—to-roatl traction isn‘t as gored as on dry roads. Ant]. if yeur tires don‘t have much tread left. you'll get even less traction. it‘s always wise [Ll go slower and be cautious if rain starts to fall while you are driving. The surface may get wet suddenly when your reflexes are tuned for driving on dry pavement.
The heavier ﬂ1e rain1 lhe harder it is to see. Even if your windshield wiper blades are in gee-d shape. a heavy rain can make it harder to see road signs and trafﬁc signals. pavement markings, the edge of lite road and even pimple walking.
It‘s wise to keep your windshield wiping equipment in good shape and keep your windshield washer tan}: ﬁlled with washer fluid. Replace your windshield wiper inserts when they show signs of streaking or missing areas on the windshield. or when strips of rubber start to separate from the inserts.
Driving too fast litre-ugh large water puddles or even going through some car washes can cause problems. too.
The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. But if you can’t. try to slow down before you hit them.