(509) 662-2121
Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Wenatchee Auto Repair

Shuttle Service

Monthly Archives: December 2021

How to Drive Safely in the Snow

How to Drive Safely in the Snow

If you're a driver, you need to know what precautions you can take to keep yourself and your car safe in the winter, and what to do if you find yourself in a situation where you're stranded. A crucial consideration when planning a drive in hazardous conditions is whether or not the trip is really required. It is very risky to drive on ice roads with low visibility, so if you don't need to go out of the house, stay put. If you must go outside, though, here are some pointers to keep in mind. Make sure your car is ready Before you go on your vacation, do a few quick maintenance checks on your vehicle to make sure it's ready for the elements. In fact, it is a legal obligation to have a good vision of the path ahead before you drive so your vehicle windows aren't coated in snow. In addition to defrosting the windshield, clean the snow from the headlights, roof, and the rear windscreen heater. It's possible that the windshield wipers have frozen to the glass and m ... read more