Extreme fogs are just as dangerous as any other severe weather condition. It leaves many drivers with almost limited to zero visibility, which could potentially be harmless. If this happens, it is crucial that drivers put their attention on the road, and reduce any distraction which may lead to an accident. Here are some tips to help you drive through a dense fog.
As much as you would like to escape the dense fog, driving fast will not do any good for you. in fact, you might end up in an accident. Given the insufficient visibility you have, you have to drive slowly. If you the fog is becoming really bad, you can look for the nearest shelter where you can momentarily stay until the fog is gone.
Keep Your Lights On
Turn your headlights or hazard lights on. But make sure not to keep the lights too bright or else you may impair the visibility of other drivers. Keeping your lights on is a good indicator for many drivers of your presence there. Just make sure to keep your light settings on low-beam, because many drivers meet an accident when they are surprised by a sudden flash of light.
Driving in severe weather conditions is bad enough in itself, so you want to make sure all your focus is on driving. Do not text and drive, and keep your attention on the road and your passengers. Multi-tasking may only contribute to accidents, and the like.
As much as possible, you want to stay indoors when lousy weather conditions happen. Well, you cannot prevent it, and the best you can do is observe these tips. Always make sure to prioritize your safety and your passengers.