Challenges You’ll Face This Winter
While Winter presents challenges to drivers with snow and ice covered roads, other challenges are actually on the rise. Farmers Insurance has recorded a seasonal uptick in failure to yield and theft during the winter months, in addition to hazardous road conditions. Farmers Insurance claimed that 76% of accidents caused by skidding, that were filed with them, occurred between December and February. But a couple of mild winters in succession, decreased the rate by 58% last winter. With La Niña coming, it is suppose to bring colder weather and heavier snowfall as well. Claims extending from failure to yield increased 14% since 2014. Read more to find out how to prevent accidents on the road in these hazardous situations.