October 15, 2009

Autumn Driving Habits

Motorists need to adjust their driving in accordance with the change of season as autumn throws up some “treacherous” driving conditions, it is claimed.

The failure to adjust from “summer driving mode” plays a large part in an expected 15 per cent rise in road accidents. Heavy rain and greasy leaves lead to slippery road surfaces at this time of year, the accident management company warned.

October delivers some of the worst driving conditions of the year as the weather changes and the clocks go back, drivers must remember the basic laws of physics and commonsense when the conditions under tyre change.

Drivers of new and used cars were warned to check the tread of their tyres in order to maintain road safety, it takes just a few minutes each month for drivers to ensure that their tyres are safe and legal.

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