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Driving Nightmares to Avoid

1. A Flat Tire
Getting a flat tire while you’re already on your pleasant way can be an extreme bummer. Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC conducted a study which concluded that almost 75 percent of drivers have gotten a flat tire while driving, however, only 60 percent of them knows how to replace one. This would often get drivers to wait at the side of the road while flagging for help. In situations like this, you’ll need to learn how to change a tire. Other than that, prevent from driving too fast and watch out for objects on the road that may easily puncture your tire.

2. Road Rage
Part of how accidents happen is by road raging. It can be difficult for people to have patience at times, especially those who just can’t except heavy traffic or slow drivers. Giving out the flip of a finger won’t make matters better even if it does give the angry driver some relief. Research is already in progress for cars to recognise when the driver is angry which can help in having better rational control of the car, but for now, practicing self-calming thoughts is what we have right now.

3. Hydroplaning
A nightmare to experience, hydroplaning is when the car skims right on the road’s surface after losing ground contact. This can result in poor treadings in your tires. If you have already felt your steering involuntarily going side to side as you try to take control, then it’s time to check if you need new tires.

4. Brake Failure
You’ll be expecting your car to slow down once you hit the brakes, but having them not working at all is probably one of the worst things to happen to a driver. Sometimes, failed modification may cause your brakes to fail. If you have modified your brakes, you’ll need to update your insurer that you some additional changes were done to your vehicle, which may affect the cost of your premium. Checking out the Liberty Auto Protection Complaints About Insurance can help you identify what common problems customers have with their insurers so that you won’t have an additional nightmare to bear with.