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Preparing for winter driving

The wet weather is moving in, so we asked our resident mechanic – Glen McIntyre of RAC Auto Services Joondalup – for his advice to keep us safe on the road.

Here are his top five things to check in your vehicle before winter sets in:

  1. Wiper Blades – these can become brittle and less effective after Perth’s summer.
  2. Tyre Condition and Pressure – good tread and correct pressure can help stop tyres slipping in wet weather.
  3. Lights – do they all work and are they aimed correctly?
  4. Brakes – worn brakes can extend your stopping distance.
  5. Battery – cold weather can have an impact and cold engines may draw more from the battery.

Listen to the full segment below:

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