Driving conditions can become very severe without any notice, it is best to be prepared and plan out ahead of time how to handle strong gusts of winds and rain while on the road. Driving in heavy winds may not seem like a danger, but severe wind can actually blow over large trucks or cause vehicles to lose control. These tips will help prepare you the next time your caught in a storm. Try to anticipate gusts, especially on the highway. Giving enough room to a large semi truck so that you can slow down in a moments notice. When passing a large vehicle time it with the gusts to avoid collisions if the wind blows the truck into your lane. Griping the wheel firmly will help you be prepared for an emergency and not lose control.
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How to Drive Safely in Strong Wind and Rain