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Tips for staying safe while driving this winter

Icy roads are a part of winter in Mississauga. Because they can be dangerous, it is important that drivers venturing onto area roads, that are slippery because of the ice, take precautions to keep themselves and others safe on the road. The key is to make sure that vehicles are able to stop in enough time to avoid striking other vehicles or objects.

The best way to stop a vehicle is to drive at a speed that makes it possible for the vehicle's tires to grip the pavement. The faster a vehicle is travelling, the harder it will be to stop. Because of that, in slippery conditions the slower the speed, the better.

There are other things that can be done to make driving safer during winter. The first is to stay home when road and weather conditions are too harsh. Being aware of landmarks and signs while travelling in areas that are unfamiliar is also a good idea should it become necessary to call for help.

Other things involve preparing the vehicle for winter weather. In addition to having a car serviced to prepare for the season, making sure there is another windshield washer fluid and that the windshield is properly cleared for ice and snow is necessary. Likewise, the headlights should be cleared off and in good working order. Creating and placing a winter survival kit with food and beverages, flashlights and blankets is also wise.

Following these tips could keep drivers in Ontario safe throughout then winter. Should an accident occur that results in injuries, it may make sense to consult a personal injury lawyer for information regarding filing a personal injury lawsuit.

If you, a friend or a family member are victims of someone's negligence and suffering from injuries and losses, contact us to speak to one of our lawyers to know your rights and what steps you should be taking in order to protect your rights for the future.

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