5 Ways To Get Ready For Winter Limo Runs

Jim Luff
Posted on December 10, 2014
Winter is arriving and presents a major challenge for transportation professionals in many parts of the country. Whether facing snowdrifts, torrential rains, ice patches, or just shortened days, the likelihood of an accident increases. Driving safely should always be a high priority, but this is especially true in winter. There are, however, a number of steps that can be taken to avoid commonly contributing accident factors. These include:
  • Checking the local/regional weather forecasts; don't let a storm take you by surprise
  • Allow extra time for weather delays; setting expectations realistic to the road conditions
  • Winterize equipment; tires, belts, chains, defrosters, wipers, and other equipment should be ready for inclement weather
  • Decreased speed in all areas; decreasing speed as appropriate will ultimately benefit everyone
  • Increased following distance; longer stopping distance in bad weather is critical in avoiding accidents

Tips provided with permission of California Trucking News

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Comments ( 1 )
  • Mike

     | about 4 years ago

    What do you guys in places like where I live in the cold and snow with road salt care for you're vehicles in the winter as far as washing them goes? It's been way to cold and 2 solid days of snow, but how do you handle that. Right now one of my sedans looks like it was driven through a salt truck.

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