Driving Tips for the Holidays

Road in winter

The holidays are a busy time of the year, and there will be lots of drivers on the road. We want to help you and your family this holiday season reach your loved ones as quickly and safely as possible. Let’s take a look at some of these driving tips for the holidays. 


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View of Tire in winter

Drive Cautiously 

With winter weather, there will be lots of snow and ice on the roads. Make sure to drive slowly and watch out for traffic. Give the cars in front of you enough space. Watch out for snow and ice on the road and keep your lights on when it snows. 

Traffic Alerts 

If you are driving long distances this holiday season, you should keep an eye out on how traffic is doing. Find an app or radio station that has regular weather and traffic updates to know what your driving conditions will be like. Try to find an alternate route in case of an accident or closed lanes. 

Maintenance 

Before you travel long distances in the snow and ice, you should make sure that your vehicle is ready for the challenges ahead. Make sure that your vehicle has air in its tires, the brakes don’t need to be replaced, and the windshield wiper fluid is full. If there is anything that needs to be replaced, do so before you travel. 


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These driving tips for the holidays can be very helpful. If you are looking for a vehicle to take you to Grandma’s house this holiday season, you can look at our online inventory to find the right car for your family. You can schedule a test drive with us at Poulin Auto Sales on our website or by calling our sales team at 802-476-8159. We hope to see you soon.