Driving in the winter can be difficult, stressful, and hazardous. That is why it is always important to ensure you are safe behind the wheel, both in terms of your driving habits and your car’s capabilities. After all, you can’t have one without the other!

Whether the roads are just a bit snow-covered, or if you are constantly finding yourself in squalls, the best advice we can offer is to slow down! Make sure that you are always driving at a speed that is safe and comfortable for you. If it’s icy, make sure to factor that in when you are making turns. Even just slowing down and being more mindful of the road can make a huge difference when driving in the winter.

However, there are also other ways to ensure you are safe on the road while the snow continues to fall. That includes ensuring that your vehicle is well-maintained and taken care of!

  • If you haven’t already, replace your wiper blades for a pair that are designed to handle winter! Ice and snow can wear down normal wiper blades easily; having a heavy-duty pair of wiper blades can help ensure your visibility never gets impaired when you are on the road.
  • Never forget to get your oil changed and your tires rotated! These simple services can help keep your tires and your engine in good health, maximizing your stability and efficiency on the road.
  • Heat is your friend! Your defroster can make a world of difference on those cold mornings.

Of course, there are other things you can do to makes sure your car is prepared for the winter months. Snow tires are a must, of course, and even having your fluids checked can be an important part of guaranteeing your car’s reliability. Regardless, our service team can provide you with a more in-depth analysis of your car and point out areas where your vehicle can be improved to better withstand the snow and ice. We even have parts available at our dealership should your car need any replaced.

If you are looking to save some money while servicing your car, our service specials may be of interest to you!

If you have any questions about winter driving, winter service, or anything in between please feel free to visit us at DCH Brunswick Toyota in North Brunswick, NJ. Our team would be happy to help you every step of the way!

We are proud to serve drivers in North Brunswick East Brunswick, Edison, Perth, Amboy, Old Bridge, and Piscataway.

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