Four ways to pro­tect your wind­shield in win­ter

The Casket - - Wheels - CON­TRIB­UTED com­mu­ni­ties@herald.ca

Want to pro­tect your wind­shield against the season’s haz­ards? Then be sure to ad­here to th­ese four easy guide­lines. scratch the glass. Make sure you have high-qual­ity wipers. Also, take care of them and clean them reg­u­larly and con­firm that they’re prop­erly placed.

If you’re pur­chas­ing new wipers, con­sider get­ting a model de­signed specif­i­cally for win­ter or pre­vent ice buildup by putting a news­pa­per or a thin piece of card­board be­tween the wipers and the wind­shield.

3. Drive de­fen­sively

The best way to pro­tect your wind­shield when you’re be­hind the wheel is to cruise at a safe dis­tance from other ve­hi­cles. In win­ter es­pe­cially, you don’t want to have rocks and other road de­bris fly­ing to­ward your wind­shield.

Con­trib­uted

Vis­i­bilty can def­i­nitely be a fac­tor in win­ter driv­ing.

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