It is not just the periods of severe snow and ice that bring hazardous driving conditions to our crisp UK winters. Cooler temperatures below a relatively mild 7 degrees Celsius alone can affect your van’s performance, and the longer hours of darkness and rainy, damp or foggy conditions also make winter driving less safe. Given these conditions, it’s no surprise that the majority of car accident claims are made during the winter months. To help you navigate the roads safely this Winter, we have compiled our Top 5 essential tips we recommend for your Van!
Please read on for tips on safer driving this winter!
Did you know? Cold weather causes higher fuel consumption up to as much as 22% on very short trips.
Ensure you remember the basics this winter:
Did you know? The only thing holding your car to the road is a handprint sized section of the tyre.
How to check your Tyres
It is recommended to check your tyres at least once per month. If in doubt, seek expert advice and get a professional to check over your tyres and set your pressures.
Did you know? It is recommended to carry out basic checks on your van at least once per month?
What should you check?
It is recommended to check your tyres at least once per month. If in doubt, seek expert advice and get a proIf in doubt, and for a more comprehensive Winter Safety check, visit a professional who can check your battery, Anti-Freeze, oil level and much more!
Did you know? Rexel stock a range of Winter Essential supplies that can help you be prepared!
What should you pack?
Here at Rexel, we stock many of these essentials, from torches, to warm clothes, to snow shovels. Don’t forget your Winter Essentials and be prepared.
Did you know? The majority of car accident claims are made during the winter months.
What should you do?
Remember, slow and steady wins the race! In very bad Winter conditions, don’t drive unless you must.
Brace yourselves, Winter is coming! To ensure you have all the things to make Winter a little warmer, we have put together this Winter Essentials collection, so you don’t forget to get the things you’ll need! We have everything from Hot Chocolate, to clothing, to Snow Shovels and lots in between! Have a safe and happy Winter from all at Rexel!
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