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Tips for Defensive Driving in the Rain in Cape Coral, Florida

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are nearly 1,235,000 automobile accidents each year related to weather. A majority of those accidents happen during rainfall (46%) and when the pavement is wet (70%). Heavy rain is one of the most common adverse weather conditions that drivers face. Wet weather driving can be hazardous, causing skids, hydroplaning, slick roads, and flooded streets.

1. Use windshield wipers.

2. Increase distance between vehicles.

3. Reduce speed.

4. Brake smoothly.

5. Watch Out For Standing Water

6. Exercise extra caution at intersections.

7. Double-Check Vehicle Equipment

8. Let Off The Gas When Hydroplaning

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