Driver’s Education. Chapter 12. Table of contents. Dirty Windows Sun Glare Hydroplaning Wind Cold Weather http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/drivers/driver_education/home.html. Dirty Windows. Dirty Windows will Reduce visibility and can be the cause of a dangerous wreck.
Reduce visibility and can be the cause of a dangerous wreck.
Turn on your front-window defroster, switch on your rear defogger, and use your AC/heater .
The plastics used in many vehicle interiors can give off vapors that coat the inside of windows over time.
When the sun creates severe and blinding conditions.
Avoid looking at the sun or by wearing sunglasses or a sun visor.
By driving with low-beam headlights you help other drivers see you.
Is when a tire rises to the top of water and loses its grip to the road.
By a combination of standing water, speed, and tire condition.
At 35 mph in water as little as 1/12-inch deep.
Can cause your vehicle to lose control or even pushed off the roadway.
Can produce a strong blast of wind. Be ready to slow and apply extra pressure to the left.
If you see a tornado stop and find a ditch or bridge and lay down.
Make sure to have air coming into your vehicle
If you are stuck in snow make sure your tailpipe isn't blocked.
Racing a cold engine can cause wear.
Ice/slush stuck to the bottom of your car can cause the parking brake to freeze.