There are a few things- 5 to be exact- that should be checked before the temperature drops for good, including some of your most valuable assets- your home and your transportation. Climate change is well underway, and our snowy New England roads will yield to no-one. Make sure your cars and homes are secure before you hunker up or leave on your warm vacations.
Here are 5 worthy articles from our friends at Travelers which give a comprehensive check-list for each category:
Whether it’s your heating system, insulation, utility-related systems, or landscaping alterations, this is an important list to review if you’re a homeowner. The steps are simple and important to maintaining your safety and the integrity of your home’s systems during the cooler months.
Remember, driving in winter weather can be challenging, even for experienced drivers. Slowing down, allowing increased time to come to a stop, wearing your seatbelt, devoting your full attention to the road and being aware of changing conditions can help you drive more safely. Read this article for all the necessary tips to get you ready for another snowy season ahead.
Basically, make sure all your car’s safety features are working, fluids are filled and don’t forget about the tires. This handy article is a good one to share with friends and family who aren’t as familiar with cars as you might be.
4. Tips to Checking Your Tire Tread
Check your car manufacturers recommendations specific to your vehicle.
5. Winter Driving Safety Quiz!
Click the link above to see if you know these important winter driving safety questions. Did you pass?
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