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How You Can Avoid the Risk of Hydroplaning

Rain showers not only reduce your visibility on roadways, they also increase your risk of hydroplaning, losing steering or braking control when water builds up under the tires faster than it can be pushed away. Our auto service team at Land Rover Roaring Fork recommends the following safety tips to lower your risk of hydroplaning.

Simply slowing down, driving at least 10 miles under the speed limit, greatly decreases your risk of hydroplaning. Also, never accelerate suddenly when roadways are wet. 

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Stay Safe by Looking for Signs of Tire Wear

Driving under the weather is a task that can be irritable, especially if your tires are not in good shape. Tires perform well at keeping motorists safer by allowing vehicles to slow down quickly when needed. But what are the signs to look out for when concerned about replacing new tires?

The tire tread helps cars reduce speed at a normal rate. However, on old tires, it will be eroded or even completely worn down. When sudden stops are needed to avoid having a collision with another car, a lack of tread on the tires will result in a higher…

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