SAFETY IN THE RAIN

This article provides drivers with information helpful in preparing them and their cars for spring, which begins looking much like winter and changes frequently between stormy and sunny, wet and dry, cold and warm. It deals with such matters as general vehicle maintenance, car cleanliness, windshield wipers and washers, and tires. Attention is then focused on the driver with advice for driving in spring snowstorms with their wet and slushy conditions, in rain with its tricky driving conditions, and in fog with its dangerous effects on visibility. Cautions are also offered concerning hydroplaning, skidding, and potholes.

  • Corporate Authors:

    US Air Force Inspection and Safety, Center

    Norton AFB, CA  United States  92409
  • Publication Date: 1984-4

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 9 p.
  • Serial:
    • Driver
    • Volume: 17
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: US Air Force Inspection and Safety, Center

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00391294
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 082
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1984 12:00AM