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Preparing Your Vehicle for the Seasons and Preventing Automobile Accidents from Occurring

By Nola
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Living in North America has its many advantages, one of them being that we are able to experience all four seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. However, our car is not built to putter through all of these seasons without any mechanical changes made. You need to ensure that your tires are changed for the frosted winter season, that your windshield wipers and headlights are in good condition, and that you have working seatbelts for every seat. These are simple check-ups that will allow you to travel safely through sleet, snow, rain, sunshine, and fog.

 

Safety Tips for Four Seasons

 

Automobile accidents usually occur because of human error. These errors can happen when driving, but they may even be a result of being unprepared before driving. It’s important to keep your vehicle in good working order before attempting to adventure out on the roads. Here are a few tips to follow over the seasons to prevent automobile accidents from occurring:

 

  1. If springtime rolls around and your wipers are not in working order, you’re likely to cause a car accident involving serious damages. It’s important to keep your windshield wipers in good order and to slow down in rainy conditions. You should be replacing your windshield wipers once a year.
  2. Make sure that you keep sunglasses in your glove compartment for sunny days, as the glare from the sun can hinder your visibility of the road.
  3. Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle with blankets, flashlights, snacks, water, batteries, an ice scraper, a first-aid kit, and any other key necessities.
  4. Keep your headlights in good working order, and keep your lights clean.

 

Hiring a Toronto Personal Injury Lawyer

 

A Toronto personal injury lawyer will ensure that you receive compensation for you losses if you are involved in an automobile accident. Book a free consultation with a lawyer at Sokoloff today, and ask us any questions that might be concerning you.

 

 

 

 

Sources:

https://books.google.ca/books?id=cZIqAAAAQBAJ&pg=PP4&lpg=PP4&dq=AARP's+Drive+Smart:+How+to+Stay+Safe%E2%80%94and+Save+Money&source=bl&ots=__zfiq5y4I&sig=6QV8jTNCU79nhhV8HnmWau4LKAc&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjBzuG1l8rJAhVDOj4KHQoSB10Q6AEIJTAB#v=onepage&q&f=false