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Monsoon Driving Tips

Monsoon Driving Tips

Thanks to our friends at Neighborhood Auto Repair Specialists (NARPRO) for these timely rainy-day driving tips. 1) Slow Down - The posted speed limit may not always be the safest speed to drive during in-climate weather. Slower speeds allow for more stopping time and safer distances. 2) Pull Over - Dust storms are quite common during monsoon season. Try avoiding the roads if there is a dust storm or pull off to the side of the road if one hits unexpectedly. In the instance you are caught driving in a dust storm, be sure to drive with your headlights on and to slow down. If you need to stop driving, pull off the road entirely, try to avoid stopping in the emergency should area. Once off the roadway, turn off all of the vehicle lights and remove your foot from the brake so other drivers do not follow you. 3) Avoid Flooding - It is important not to drive through areas where the roadway has been closed by barricades due to flooding. It ... read more