Philadelphia Area: Tips For Driving in the Rain

Even the most experienced drivers can get nervous while driving in the rain, being properly prepared for the wet weather driving conditions can save your life. Below are a few tips and techniques to remember in order to keep you safer.

  • Allow more travel time.
  • Make sure your car is in good condition, including the tires and windshield wipers.
  • Consider safety features such as stability control, traction control and all-wheel drive
  • Turn on your headlights; a good rule to follow to turn on your lights whenever you use your wipers.
  • Do not try to cross running water.
  • After driving through a puddle, tap your brake pedal to help dry your brake rotors.
  • Leave a safe following distance between fellow drivers

These are just a few things to remember when driving in the rain. For more information and a free car insurance quote visit our website

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