12 Car-Prep Tips for Winter Driving — Is Your Ride Ready?

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Windshield Wipers
Outward visibility suffers profoundly as weather worsens, so properly functioning windshield wipers are vital for safe driving. To evaluate wiper performance, look for missed areas on the glass and a trail of streaks behind your wiper. If the blades do not clear all the moisture off the windshield in a single pass they are on their way out. Another overlooked item is winter formula washer fluid. This fluid gets blended with antifreeze ingredients, so it will be ready to spray all winter long — even at temperatures 20 degrees below zero.

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