Driving in the rain can result in a lot of stress. Most drivers understand that wet roads increase the risks of being seriously injured in a Daytona Beach car accident. However, driving in the rain does not need to be so scary.
How You Can Help Avoid the Unthinkable
There are several safety tips you can follow to help minimize your risks of being involved in a collision while driving in the rain. Here are a few of them:
- Keep your windshield clean. This includes the inside, as well as the outside. You should also make sure your wiper blades are in good condition.
- Keep your eyes on the road at all times. You should avoid any distractions that cause you to avert your eyes from the road. You need to be able to recognize any sudden road dangers. Avoid using your cell phone, personal grooming, and adjusting your radio dials.
- Know what to do if your car hydroplanes. Your traction is reduced significantly when hydroplaning. Avoid speeding up, braking, or changing directions. Let off the gas and steer your vehicle in the direction you must travel.
If You Have Been Injured
Our experienced team of Daytona Beach car accident attorneys at Johnson & Gilbert, P.A. is ready to help if you or someone you know has been seriously injured in an auto accident. Call us today at (386) 673-4412 or (800) 556-8890. We will work hard to defend your compensation rights.