Charge your infinix mobile, beforehand. Driving in fog isn’t just difficult – it’s also dangerous, even if you’re a seasoned pro.
Every year, fog-related accidents result in more than 500 fatalities. Remember these ten safe driving tips when things get foggy:
Maintain Safe Distance
Make sure you have plenty of space between your car and the one in front of you. If your visibility is reduced, your braking time will be longer
Turn the defroster on and use the wipers
Glare from moisture and ice on your windshield makes it even more difficult to see. If you can, clear off your windshield completely.
Keep an eye on your lights
Get rid of the high beams on your car. Driving through fog is better with low beams! If you believe your current headlights don’t provide enough power in low beam mode. Consider replacing them.
Don’t Use Cruise Control
Keep complete control of your vehicle on foggy roads, as there can be surprises waiting for you. AccuWeather suggests following the right-side lane as a guide.
I can remember that! Driving on the right side of the road shouldn’t be a fearful experience. A roadside reflector can also help guide you.
Check Your Speed
Don’t accelerate if someone is close behind you. There is a temptation to try and “lose” the guy right on your tail.
But doing so could actually make your situation worse. Even if other drivers are not following your speed limit, you should.
Stay home when there is bad fog (if you can). California’s DMV says that the best advice when driving in fog is DON’T.
Keep an Eye on Rear Mirror
Make sure you are looking in your mirrors before slowing down, and apply the brakes gently. The earlier you begin to break, the better.
As soon as you slow down, your brake lights will alert drivers behind you, so they won’t be caught off guard by your sudden stop.
Stay at Hard Shoulder
If you choose to pull over and wait out the fog, pull to one side of the road as far as possible. When you are stopped, turn your hazard lights on.
You need to drive extra cautiously in a fog because everyone is having trouble seeing.
So keep well out of the way and use your lights to let other drivers know where you are. Taking a break at a gas station or other roadside venue is a great idea.
Safe driving in fog requires you to use your lights appropriately. Check with your spouse about your children’s safety.
You can brighten things up with a new headlight or repair at your local complete auto care if yours are dim.