Safety Tips for Driving in Fog

            You wake up and get ready to go to work in the morning. You grab everything you need and get in your car. You back out of your drive way, and the further down the road you get, the denser the fog gets. What do you do? Not only can fog increase your chances of getting into an accident, but an accident could cause your Florida car insurance rates to rise. How can you prevent such events from occurring?

  • Drive with your lights on low beam.
  • Drive slower than usual.
  • Stay alert and be aware of what is going on around you.
  • Reduce distractions. (Turn off the radio, and refuse cell phone use.)
  • Use wipers and defrosters as necessary.
  • Be patient.
  • Signal all turns earlier than usual.
  • Do not stop on the highway.

        By following each of these suggestions, you will be a safer driver when it comes to driving in fog. Though some of these may seem like common sense, common sense can sometimes go out the window when you let your nerves get in the way. Remember, it is always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to driving. We at Westgate-Jones hope that these suggestions will help keep you and your loved ones safe in such driving conditions. For more safety tips for driving in fog, check out this website.


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