Winter is coming, and there are more smog weather. The sight of driving on the road is very bad. We must pay attention to safety on the way. So how can we drive safely in smog weather? What are the precautions for driving in hazy days? Let's have a look!
Precautions for driving in haze weather
Several days of continuous haze weather has made many cities in China 'heavily polluted', and air quality has declined. This kind of weather not only affects traffic safety, but also has great harm to human body. Experts point out that 'haze weather is more likely to cause cancer than cigarettes'. At the same time, some pathogens in haze can cause headache, even induce hypertension, cerebral hemorrhage and other diseases. People with cardiovascular diseases, especially the elderly and the weak, must not go out in the haze, in order to avoid accidents. The reporter here reminds friends who travel in foggy days, especially those who travel to the city by themselves, to pay attention to the following points.
1. Tips for travel in foggy weather
Pay attention to the weather forecast and adjust the travel plan in time according to the weather conditions.
Try not to go out; Wear a mask when you have to go out.
The elderly, the weak, the patients with cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and the young children should go out less to avoid accidents or aggravation.
In foggy days, the visibility is low, sometimes the road is wet and slippery, so we should pay attention to road safety.
Slow down and follow the traffic police.
The driver should drive carefully, turn on the anti fog light, keep enough braking distance from the car in front, and slow down; When you need to stop, you should drive to the outside road first and then stop.
Keep order when taking a bus. Don't be crowded or stranded in the dense traffic area.
Don't do physical exercise in the fog, such as running, and don't do strenuous exercise in the fog.
2. Precautions for driving in foggy weather
Before going out, you should wipe the windshield, headlight and taillight clean, and check whether the vehicle lighting, braking and other safety facilities are complete and effective. In addition, triangle warning signs or other warning signs must be carried in the car. When parking for maintenance in case of sudden failure, warning signs should be placed 50 meters in front and back of the car to remind other vehicles to pay attention.
When driving in the fog, we must strictly abide by the traffic rules and speed limit, never drive fast.
The larger the fog, the shorter the visual distance, and the lower the speed. Experts suggest that when the visibility is less than 200 meters and more than 100 meters, the speed should not exceed 60 kilometers per hour; When the visibility is less than 100 meters and more than 50 meters, the speed shall not exceed 40 km / h; When the visibility is within 30 meters, the speed should be controlled below 20 km / h.
Don't use high beams.
When driving in foggy weather, you must use anti fog lights and abide by the regulations on the use of lights: turn on the front and rear anti fog lights, tail lights, side lights and low beam lights, use the lights to improve the visibility, see the vehicles, pedestrians and road conditions in front, and make it easy for others to see themselves. It should be noted that driving in foggy days should not use high beam. This is because the light emitted from the high beam is reflected by the fog, forming a vast expanse of white in front of the car, and the driver can't see anything.
Pull over at the right time.
After parking, get off from the right side and stay as far away from the road as possible. Don't sit in the car to avoid being hit by passing cars. Wait until the fog clears or the sight is better.
Use the horn frequently.
In the case of poor sight in foggy days, honking frequently can play a role in warning pedestrians and other vehicles. When you hear the honking of other vehicles, you should honk immediately to indicate your driving position. When the two vehicles meet, they should sound the horn to remind the opposite vehicle to pay attention, and turn off the anti fog lamp at the same time, so as not to dazzle each other. If the other party's speed is fast, take the initiative to slow down and give way.
Maintain Safe Distance.
Driving in the fog should try to drive at a low speed, especially to keep enough safety distance from the car in front, not to follow too closely. Try to drive in the middle of the road instead of along the side of the road, so as to avoid colliding with people waiting for the fog to disperse.
Never overtake blindly.
If it is found that the vehicle in front is parked on the right, it is not allowed to bypass blindly. It is necessary to consider whether the vehicle is waiting for the opposite vehicle. When overtaking a vehicle parked on the side of the road, after confirming that it has no intention to start and there is no car coming from the opposite side, honk the horn at the right time and bypass it at low speed from the left side. In addition, please pay attention to the lane in the road. Do not drive under the lane. Otherwise, you may collide with the opposite vehicle. When driving on curves and slopes, you should slow down in advance to avoid changing speed, stopping or flameout.
Don't brake hard.
When driving in the fog, generally do not step on the accelerator or release the accelerator quickly, and do not brake or turn the steering wheel in an emergency. If it is really necessary to reduce the speed, first slowly release the accelerator, and then gently step on the brake for several times to control the speed and prevent the rear end collision.