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WINTER CAR CAREINTER CAR CARE
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Brush up on defensive driving for the ice and snow




Safety is top-of-mind Winter conditions use a reliable source to
for winter driving, so a make us think twice find out about road
refresher on cautionary every time we get behind conditions. And, due to
a n d d e f e n s i v e the wheel. “It's always the unknowns of other
techniques is a good idea advised to double-check drivers, be sure to build
before the worst of the all-day and evening in extra time to get from
weather arrives. weather reports and to point A to point B,” says
Colin Dilley at Prestone.
Conduct maintenance skills, he says, always
Defensive driving
checks for winter driving include this preparation:
• I m p r o v e y o u r
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure visibility as much as
and this is especially true when it comes to the major possible: clear off snow
investment we make in our vehicles. and ice thoroughly; don't
“Winter is harsh on automobiles with deepfreeze run out of windshield
temperatures, slippery conditions, plus stop-and-go wiper fluid and ensure it
gear changing,” says Colin Dilley at Prestone. has the proper freeze
Here, Dilley gives us a few quick and easy winter protection; replace wiper
maintenance tips: blades at least once per
• Top up windshield fluids with a winter specific year; wear glare-
formula and replace blades if brittle. reducing glasses.
• Check tire pressure regularly and top up the air as • Keep your distance
recommended. and anticipate brake
• Check the treads on your tires and for the best lights well ahead.
vehicle control, replace them no later than 5/32" of • Keep personal
remaining tread depth. distractions (food, it calmly, look to where conditions, be sure to top European vehicles?
• Top up the antifreeze/coolant with a formula m u s i c , p e t s a n d you want the car to go up or do a complete flush Prestone is the top
guaranteed to protect against corrosion. Corrosion p a s s e n g e r s ) t o a and turn your steering a n d f i l l w i t h a n selling brand in North
can cause engines to quickly overheat, even in the m i n i m u m , a n d wheel that way. If you antifreeze/coolant that America because it can
winter. With the rigours of winter conditions, be sure remember that in many overcorrect, turn it the contains a proven be used with any
to top up or do a complete flush and fill with an areas of the country other way. corrosion inhibitor. antifreeze/coolant in any
antifreeze/coolant that contains a proven corrosion using a handheld device • P r e v e n t a Dilley adds: “Did you vehicle. It provides
inhibitor. while driving is against breakdown: Corrosion know that the most protection from both
• A key feature in Prestone antifreeze/coolant is the the law. a d v a n c e d freeze-up and boil-overs
corrosion inhibitor package that's guaranteed to work • Learn how to stop on can cause engines to a n t i f r e e z e / c o o l a n t and stops the spread of
in all domestic, Asian, and European autos. It ensures ice: release your brakes; quickly overheat, even in formula is suitable for all c o o l i n g s y s t e m
compatibility with the antifreeze/coolant turn into the slide. To do the winter. With the domestic, Asian and corrosion, delivering
requirements in any car. -NC rigours of winter longer engine life.”
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