Is It Safe to Pass a Snowplow?
Keeping safe around snowplows: Be extremely cautious when passing a snowplow. They can be moved sideways by drifts and hard snow pack. Stay back at least five car lengths behind the plow to be clear of snow fog and sanding material that can reduce your visibility. Know where the snowplow is on multi-lane roadways, […]
Get your car ready for winter weather!
8 Steps to Prepping Vehicles for Winter 1) Check the battery to make sure it is winter ready. 2) Tires should have mud and snow (M&S) or all-season tread and be in good condition. 3) Brakes should be checked and serviced if necessary. Even braking on all four wheels will lessen the chance of skids on slippery […]
Winterize your Engine
Get your boat ready for the winter months. For many boaters, it’s time to start thinking about winterizing your boat if you haven’t already. Below are steps for winterizing your boat’s engine. If you don’t feel comfortable doing it yourself, let the marina do it for you. Install “ear muffs” or “flush muffs,” which you […]
New England winter can be beautiful.
But, this winter has been stressful for everyone. Frigid temperatures, sky-high snowbanks, leaking roofs and missed school days. It is time to put our snowblowers and shovels away and enjoy a little downtime. Here are some helpful tips to help you reduce the stress in your life. 1. Don’t rely on your memory. Write down appointments, […]