Safe Driving in Poor Conditions: Fog

Mother Nature is not always our friend, and sometimes we just run into driving in poor conditions because of our work as a same day vehicle delivery company. Some conditions are easier to manage than others, but we would still like to keep our drivers safe on the road during their time in driver labor work. Use these tips to stay safe in the fog and maintain a reliable schedule when hired for fleet management as a service. 

Slow Down 

Slow down before you enter foggy conditions as you cannot assume that the fog will thin out once you will enter it. You could be driving into a dangerous situation and potentially causing or contributing to a wreck if you are going too fast. Automotive assistance is difficult to come by in the fog, and it could get worse before it gets fixed. Drive cautiously through these conditions and remember that things are not always as they seem in the fog. 

Turn Down the Radio 

Since you will not be able to see as well, it is important to utilize your other senses. Turning down your radio and other distractions can help you listen for oncoming traffic and cautious noises. Keeping noises inside your car to a minimum can help you prepare for oncoming issues before you can see them.  

Stay to the Side 

If you must pull over, do not pull off until you have a good-sized shoulder to land in. Stopping before you have space to completely pullover could cause those coming behind you to crash if there is not ample time to move over. Driver service companies recommend waiting for a parking lot or safe space to land rather than the side of the road to avoid collisions.  

 

Use these three tips to stay safe through unpredictable road conditions for work as a same day vehicle delivery driver. Contact us today if you are ready to be put to work for driver labor and earn some extra cash along the way. 

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