5 fatal mistakes drivers make in winter: how to avoid an accident on slippery roads
In winter, a time when it is much easier for drivers to make a mistake that could lead to an accident.
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Because it is during the cold season that road conditions are the most unfavorable. This problem is exacerbated if the road surface becomes icy.
Experts have identified the most common mistakes made by inexperienced drivers.
First one of them is the lack of inspection of the vehicle before departure. It is important to make sure that the car is in good condition and clear it of snow and dirt, especially the headlights.
Second error – overspeeding. Beginners accustomed to driving in the summer may unknowingly increase their speed during the cold season, although this makes driving much more difficult.
Third mistake – sudden maneuvers, which are especially dangerous on icy conditions: the driver may lose control of the car.
Fourth the mistake is not maintaining enough distance, and the fifth is using a mobile phone while driving.