Fall is officially here, which means it’s time to make sure you’re prepared for all the challenges that come with driving in autumn. Use these fall driving tips for truckers to learn how to deal with less daylight or more road risks.
Watch Out For Wildlife
Animals like deer and squirrels are more active in fall, especially around dawn and dusk. Make sure you’re extra attentive when driving near wooded areas to prevent hitting a deer or other wildlife.
Be Aware Of Leaves
Believe it or not, driving over leaves can be dangerous, especially if they are wet. Piles of leaves can make your tires slide and potentially cause an accident. When approaching leaves on the road, it’s best to be cautious and slow down to prevent sliding.
Sun glare is worse in fall because the sun rises later and sets earlier. It can make it more difficult to see traffic lights, pedestrians, oncoming traffic or even the car in front of you. Make sure you always have a pair of sunglasses handy for fall driving.
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