Driving Web Links
12 Light and Weather Conditions
Safety Council http://www.nsc.org/library/facts/autorain.htm
What is hydroplaning? Learn ways to maintain control of your vehicle to
prevent loss of control on wet pavement. Note four tips provided on this
fact sheet to help maintain good contact with the road, then share them
with a friend.
Car Care: Driving Tips http://www.pennzoil.com/penn/carcare/tips/diy.html
Get tips on handling poor driving conditions. This Web site offers advice
for driving in wet weather, snow, ice, and fog. Which of your vehicle's
equipment can be used to maximize your vision in dense fog? Work in small
groups to present the tips for driving in poor conditions.
Seeing is believing! Along with great information on how to be prepared
for winter driving, click on images to download Quick Time movies showing
how vehicles respond on snow and ice and even why road salt left on automobiles
can cause damage. Can you name ten things you should keep in your vehicle
to be prepared for winter driving? Make a poster of things drivers should
keep in their vehicles during winter to prepare for emergencies.
AAA: How to Go on Ice and Snow
Since ice and snow are unavoidable in many parts of the country, all you
can do is prepare for them. This American Automobile Association Web site
provides a step-by-step process for preparing you and your vehicle to
successfully maneuver through the elements of winter. Find out when skidding
usually occurs. What is the most effective way to regain control of a
skidding vehicle? Create a pamphlet on ways to prepare your vehicle before
driving in icy or snowy conditions.
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