Even if your usual hauls never reach the regions with winter weather, it’s always better to expect the unexpected. Getting caught in the snow without proper supplies or preparation to weather the storm can be scary, so avoid putting yourself in that position read this article and learn more about what you can do!
Keep an eye on your tire pressure! Cold weather lowers the pressure in your tires, and it’s easy to forget to check the pressure in the morning when it’s cold and you don’t want to get out of your truck. Most drivers believe that over-inflated tires are your worst enemy, when in reality under-inflated tires are much more dangerous.
Check your battery. When was the last time you checked your battery’s age and strength? Most likely not for quite a while. If you can’t quite remember, then it’s definitely time to get it looked at as soon as possible. The cold weather wears out and drains batteries way faster than in the warm weather.
Stock up. In addition to making sure your rig is ready, you should plan to make sure you have everything you need as well! Be sure to pack yourself appropriate footwear, warm clothing, blankets, flashlights, and plenty of non-perishable food and extra water.
If you pay attention to these small details, then you’ll be more than ready to take on the tough weather this Winter.