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10 Summer Road Hazards That You Should Be Aware Of

10 Summer Road Hazards That You Should Be Aware Of

Summer is here, and that means more road trips and outdoor adventures for Portland's many motorists. However, the warmer weather also brings some driving hazards that you should be aware of. As a responsible driver, it is crucial to know what these dangers are and how to avoid them.  Heatstroke: When the temperature rises, your car's interior can quickly become dangerously hot. Make sure to park in a shaded area and use a sunshade to keep the temperature down. Sun glare: The summer sun can be blinding, making it difficult to see the road. Please stash a pair of sunglasses in your vehicle and use your sun visor to reduce glare. Furthermore, keep your windshield clean to ensure maximum clarity. Tire blowouts: The heat can cause your tires to expand, leading to blowouts. Please remember to check your tire pressure regularly and ensure your tires are properly inflated. Construc ... read more