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Take the “Drivin’ in the Rain” quiz

With winter coming to an end (kind of), the spring offers warmer temperatures, but also April showers.
Think you know everything there is to know about driving in wet weather? Take the wet weather quiz
to find out. Answers are below.

Q1: When are the roads most slick?

  1. 10 minutes after raining
  2. 1 hour after raining
  3. 6 hours after raining

Q2: If conditions are not ideal for driving, how much slower should you
drive at a minimum?

  1. 20 miles below the speed limit
  2. 10 miles below the speed limit
  3. What speed limit?

Q3: Where are you most likely to have an accident?

  1. An unfamiliar road
  2. On a familiar road
  3. Wherever there’s lots of traffic

Q4: How often should you replace windshield wipers?

  1. Every year
  2. Every couple of years
  3. As needed

Q5: What are some things you can do to avoid an accident in wet weather?

  1. Increase the following distance between cars
  2. Brake early and with less force than usual
  3. Turn on your lights
  4. Keep your eyes on the road
  5. All of the above



Q1: 1) 10 minutes. Oils and grime rise to the top of the road shortly after rainfall.

Q2: 2) At least 10 miles below the speed limit. Go even slower if conditions warrant it.

Q3: 2) Most accidents take place in areas that we’re very familiar with since it’s easier to lose concentration.

Q4: 1) For most cars and trucks, you should replace about once a year.

Q5: 5) All of the above. Remember them so you can stay safe on the road.