Tag: spring

Tips for Driving in the Rain

March is here, which means that spring is steadfastly approaching. And with spring, comes rain. Lots of it. To make sure you are always safe on the road, check out these tips for driving in the rain. Slow down – It always takes longer to stop or adjust on a wet road. Speeding can not only make it harder for you to brake in time or cause you to slide, but it can also result in hydroplaning. This can happen at as little as 30 miles per hour, so make sure you watch your speed to avoid an accident. Increase following distance – Since it can take longer to stop…




Michigan Road Trip Destinations Ideas for a Spring Day

Now that spring is upon us, it’s time to plan the ultimate spring road trip. Luckily for you, there are plenty of excellent destinations right here in Michigan. Gather some snacks, fill the tank with gas, and check out our list of Michigan road trip destinations. The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, where you can learn about Ford’s inventions and traditions with over 200 acres of exhibits The Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, where you can check out one of the state’s largest car collections The Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, where you can take a break from the car-related sightseeing for some modern culture and art Michigan’s…




Spring Showers Bring Accidents: Wet Weather Driving Tips

With spring right around the corner, we’ll see more rain than usual. That’s why we’ve put together a list of wet weather driving tips you might not have known. According to AAA, wet pavement accidents total more than 1.2 million per year in the US. By following some of these safety tips, you should be able to easily avoid an accident this spring. Our first tip is to make sure you can see and be seen. This time of year is a great time to replace your windshield wipers (which should be done annually). If your wipers are streaking, it’s time for new ones. It’s also important to make sure…