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AAA Mid-Atlantic has driving tips to help motorists stay safe
PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 13, 2017) – As the fourth heat wave of the season blankets the region, AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging commuters to plan ahead, use caution and pack some patience while traveling on the roads. In addition to oppressive heat and humidity, local drivers can expect scattered showers and strong storms today and tomorrow.
Driving in the Heat
“Extreme temperatures pose a risk to motorists and their vehicles, especially if cars aren’t ready for the extreme heat,” says Jana L. Tidwell, manager of Public and Government Affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic. “Many summertime breakdowns could be prevented with proper maintenance. That’s why it is critical to ensure your vehicle is properly prepared to meet the summer heat.”
Before hitting the road:
Once on the road:
Driving in the Rain/During a Thunderstorm:
“Thunderstorms are a severe summer crash risk, yet motorists tend to view these storms as more of an inconvenience than a hazard,” said Tidwell. “As a result, drivers tend to be less cautious than they should be. Storms can cause poor visibility, intense lightening, high winds and flash flooding. The most important steps to take when driving in wet weather are to buckle up, slow down, and keep a safe distance from the car in front of you.”
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