Toyota of N Charlotte shares safety tips for driving in high winds

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There are all types of weather conditions you can face while driving your new Toyota in N Charlotte. Whether you’re driving through rainy or snowy weather, you want to be prepared. However, one weather condition you may not have thought to prepare for is high winds. It can be very dangerous to be on the road when there are strong winds! Of course, you should always try to avoid the roads when the weather is less than ideal, but it’s not always possible. In this case, it’s important to know what you should do to stay safe in your new Toyota near Charlotte.

Stay safe in your new Toyota during high winds!


Wind isn’t something you can see like rain, but it’s something that can pose a great danger while driving your new Toyota in N Charlotte. This is why you should prepare to drive in high winds and all of the other dangerous weather conditions that typically accompany it! To help you, Toyota of N Charlotte is always sharing safe driving tips. Check out these tips for driving your new Toyota in high winds:

  • Keep your distance from other cars: Strong wind can cause vehicles to blow off course or even tip over. It’s mostly dangerous for high-profile vehicles like trucks and vans, as they’re affected more easily. This is why you should keep your new Toyota a safe distance from other vehicle, so you can avoid an accident. 
  • Drive slowly: Just because you drive a low profile new Toyota in N Charlotte doesn’t mean you can’t be blown off course too! It can get tough to steer when the wind in constantly pushing you, which is why you should reduce your speed. The faster you’re going, the harder it makes it to steer!
  • Keep an eye out for debris: With high winds, debris in the road in inevitable. This is why you have to drive slow and watch out for fallen debris, including tree branches and power lines. You should never drive over a power line, as it can still be live and cause you harm! Call 911 to report the line and take a different route.
  • Listen for changes in the weather: Like we mentioned, other dangerous weather conditions typically accompany high wind. If you’re caught on the road with high winds, you should expect and be prepared for slippery roads. You should also turn on the radio to listen for weather changes, so you’re not caught off guard!


Get more safe driving tips from Toyota of N Charlotte


Our Toyota dealership is always sharing safe driving tips to help you stay secure in your new Toyota. Check out our website for more information about the safety features in our N Charlotte Toyota and how to stay safe on the road!

You can also visit us at 13429 Statesville Rd. in Huntersville to find a ride that can keep you safe on the roads! We’re located just off I-77 on exit 23. Call (888) 883-3797 for more information or to schedule your visit.

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