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Appropriate Wiper Blade Usage Can Save the Day

At Mathews Acura, we like to help our customers and others out by pointing out little-known but critical safety issues. One such issue that affects drivers in colder climates is poor visibility. While poor visibility can be an issue, individuals who make use of proper wiper and blade technology can greatly mitigate this potential risk.

Most wiper blades come in a few basic varieties, and these include winter and summer wiper blades. Summer wiper blades are light in construction and contain many exposed moving parts.  

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Coming Out of a Slide

While you're driving on an icy road, there is a possibility that you will start sliding. If you begin to slide in your vehicle, don't panic. You should also avoid slamming on the brakes as this can cause you to lose control of your car. Gently pump your brakes until you gain traction on the roadway.

As you're sliding, you want to turn the steering wheel in the same direction that the car is going. The car will likely turn in the opposite direction, but as long as you maintain control of the steering wheel, then you…

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