Toyota of N Charlotte shares tips on how to safely drive in the rain


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Are you equipped to take on the wet roads in your new Toyota near Charlotte? Toyota of N Charlotte is sharing some tips that will keep you safe in your ride when the weather gets harsh!

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Toyota of N Charlotte shares tips on how to safely drive in the rain

  1. 1. Toyota of N Charlotte shares tips on how to safely drive in the rain
  2. 2. Whenever it’s pouring out, you must be careful on the road. The roads are slippery and traffic gets pretty insane when it’s pouring out! In an ideal world, you would want stay off the roads completely. However, we recognize that we don’t live in an ideal world. To stay prepared on the road when the streets are wet, Toyota of N Charlotte is sharing safe driving tips!
  3. 3. Prep your new Toyota near Charlotte to take on the wet roads Before you jump in your new Toyota when it’s raining, you want to be sure that your Toyota is ready to take on the wet streets. Here are some of the things that you need to make sure are in working order before you decide to take on the wet streets:  Car tires – make sure that your tires have enough tread  Brakes – Working brakes are key when you need to come to an abrupt stop during rainy weather  Headlights – Headlights are incredibly important when you’re driving in the rain since you need visibility on your side
  4. 4. Safely drive your new Toyota in N Charlotte in the rain Getting behind the wheel of your new Toyota in N Charlotte during inclement weather can be dangerous, but we’ve got your back when it comes to safe driving tips! Here are some things you should keep in mind when you’re driving your new Toyota during inclement weather: Avoid large puddles As you may know, puddles come with rain. You want to avoid rain puddles as much as possible because they can cause your N Charlotte Toyota to hydroplane and lose control! You should also avoid puddles because you don’t know how deep they are! If you go over a deep puddle, you can cause a lot of damage to your ride.
  5. 5. Give yourself more time to travel If you have to drive your Toyota in N Charlotte, give yourself ample time to travel and get to your destination. If you give yourself enough time, you won’t be inclined to speed (which can be extremely hazardous in wet streets) to your final destination. Keep your distance from other cars Whenever you’re driving in the rain, keep your distance from other vehicles. A good rule of thumb when driving in wet roads is to keep about five car lengths between your new Toyota and the car in front of you. You never know when you’ll have to brake abruptly. It’s much harder to brake when roads are wet, so don’t tailgate! Turn on headlights and windshield wipers Turning on your headlights when it’s raining is the law. Make sure that when you turn on your windshield wipers, you turn on your headlights, even if there’s daylight. This will help improve your visibility and will help others see you on the road! As you can see, it’s easy to drive safely while it’s raining. Follow our tips and you can try to stay safe when the weather gets nasty. Our Toyota dealership is located at 13429 Statesville Road in Huntersville and can be reached at 888-883- 3797! Google