As we head into winter, it is very important to practice safe driving habits to minimize your risk of accident.
One important thing of note when driving in the winter months is that the sun’s angle is quite severe. Especially when heading west in the afternoons, the severe angle of the sun can have a blinding effect on motorists. Winter also finds many more people on the road who have had a bit too much to drink at holiday parties. It is also the rainiest season in the Pacific Northwest.
These dark winter days can be very dangerous for motorists. Rain and blinding sun are two huge causes of accidents.
There are a few things that you can do to avoid accidents: