Vision Techniques

Bonfire Night Driving Tips

Driving on bonfire night is very different than any other time of the year.

Obscured vision from smoke, adverse weather and longer periods of darkness makes driving more hazardous. Sometimes conditions can be extreme, as we have found out over the last few years.

Drivers need to ensure they are prepared for bonfire night. Don’t let bonfire smoke and the cold weather cause chaos. Prepare your vehicle to brave the elements.

Follow our tips on how to drive during adverse weather conditions on bonfire night.

Driving in the rain

Rain reduces your visibility and increases your stopping distance, so remember to:

Driving in the fog

Only drive in the fog unless your journey is completely necessary. Driving in fog is one of the most dangerous hazards motorists are faced with. If you decide to drive in fog:

Driving in strong winds

Sudden gusts of wind can catch you out no matter how experienced a driver you are. Wind rarely blows steadily so hold on tight, avoid bridges and don’t drive high-sided vehicles.

For more information about vehicle safety during adverse weather conditions, visit our website.

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