People from up North say it is crazy not to slow down when you’re driving in rain, and they see a lot of cars in the ditch that slid off the road because they didn’t slow down. In Oklahoma we don’t see those cars in the ditch, and people don’t slow down when it is rainy. It still makes me uneasy when we don’t slow down. I hope the driver knows what they are doing.
I do. It makes me feel unsafe to drive the speed limit of faster on rainy roads. Your car can hydroplane on wet roads.
I was driving five miles under the speed limit because it was rainning. I had some idiot on my ass because of it flashing his lights. I pulled over and let him pass. Of course he blew his horn and passed. I should have extended my middle finger but I didnt.
Where I live the law is that the speed limit is 10 mph under the regular speed limit while raining or snowing so yes, I slow down a bit.
I don’t know what the roads are like in Oklahoma but here in California it’s smart to drive slower and more cautiously when the roads are wet. I mean the drivers handbook you can get at any DMV will tell you plainly to adjust your driving to the weather conditions. It will tell you that it takes a car longer to stop in an emergency on a wet road. Cars just handle differently on wet roads and the higher the speed the chances of making a mistake increase exponentially. People ignore those facts all the time and many people still speed and drive recklessly as if they’re on a dry road. They are not only putting themselves in danger but also other cars driving near them.
Yeah I slow down when it rains. It gets slippery.
Yeah I drive slow when it rains because I took a curve to fast when it was wet one time and slid a bit almost hit the curb but fortunately was able to regain control before that would’ve happened.
You were right not to flip him off. It might have created a road rage incident. You just have to accept the fact that people can often get away with behaving like jackasses. It’s not worth getting shot over.
Definitely. I try to avoid driving in the rain but if I can’t then I go slow. And never at night when it rains. Once when I had to drive in the rain at night I couldn’t see the lines and arrows on the road, it was like driving on a river, so terrifying! I went so slow that night I took twice as long to get home. Luckily it was only a seven kilometre journey home!
I slow down in the rain and don’t drive my cars. I drive an SUV with all terrain tires.
We get a lot of rain in Louisiana.
I have hydrolocked one of my Mustangs before in high water.
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