Grenada: Ministry of Health shares bad weather driving tips
Grenade: Grenada’s Ministry of Health, Welfare and Religious Affairs has shared an update on bad and adverse weather driving advice as Caribbean countries face hurricane season.
The department said: ‘Before you go…Search and listen to your trusted local weather report, from sources such as NaDMA, GIS, the MBIA Met office or check the latest police bulletin to find out if there is a problem on Your itinerary.
On your way…
* Listen to weather reports
* Keep windows clear
*Respect the lower speeds
*Keep the following safe distance*
* Avoid mud and flooded areas
* Keep moving through dangerous areas known for rockfall
* Lower speed on slippery roads
* Avoid cruise control
Wet leaves are slippery. Avoid heaps:
*Trucks and equipment in construction areas leave mud, dirt and sand on the road. Slow down, watch out for the workers!
*Skidding Over-Power Skid Over-Braking Skid Too much power to drive wheels Over-Braking Skid No ABS, may lock your wheels in a sudden stop
*Slip of the front wheel Loss of slack in the steering Accelerator or brake pump Brakes (if no ABS) Steer in the lane you want to follow
*Rear wheel skid release accelerator or brake steering quickly in the direction you want to go If the fishtail countersteers according to
Front wheel pad Rear wheel pad:….
* Skidding in a curve Occurs when you enter a curve too quickly Can go off the road! Let the car slow down on its own and aim for the pavement
* Pump the brakes gently to slow down quickly and be able to steer Controlled Braking Car with ABS Pumps the brakes for you, allowing you to brake and steer at the same time Car without ABS Pump the brakes gently to slow down quickly and be able to steer.
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Grenada’s Department of Health said: ‘Telescope, St. Andrew’s area or anywhere in the ‘Greater Parish’ we encourage you to stop by our community health fair at the Telescope Community Center today. today Saturday. August 20, 2022, for that checkup, screening, consultation, or information you’ve always wanted.