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Kindly Share This Story. %PDF-1.4 Follow these tips to help you stay safe while driving in heavy rain. << �� � w !1AQaq"2�B���� #3R�br� In addition, visibility is often reduced dramatically, especially in … endstream Driving in snow and heavy rain safety tips as Storm Christoph brings 'blizzard' to Scotland. 2 0 obj The state of Illinois requires windshield wipers to be on when low beams are also on. /Width 4 $4�%�&'()*56789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz�������������������������������������������������������������������������� ? %&'()*456789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz��������������������������������������������������������������������������� ...................................................�� " �� stream �B�(�3�� It can be hard to see the road, and conditions can be less than ideal for tire-on-pavement transportation. stream 12 0 obj Safety Tips for Driving in the RainThe rain offers a host of new dangers to the road. /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB �� � } !1AQa"q2���#B��R��$3br� 1. ���� Adobe d �� C /Type /XObject Driving in the rain can be stressful, not to mention dangerous. ���� Adobe d �� C endobj << endobj ! 12 Must-Know Driving Tips for Wet Roads Rain and fog can dramatically increase your chance of being in an accident, but it’s not the driving in the rain or thick fog that causes so many issues. /Filter /DCTDecode *$( %2%(,-/0/#484.7*./.�� C %PDF-1.5 �� � w !1AQaq"2�B���� #3R�br� *$( %2%(,-/0/#484.7*./.�� C ! <> Turn on your headlights … This will increase the chances that you will be seen by other drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists. 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