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Security Driver: Hydroplaning

By Anthony Ricci

Heavy rains definitely make any driver’s job much more difficult to deal with. Our visibility is decreased, traction reduced, not to mention those foggy windows and being uncomfortable and restricted in dripping wet rain gear. Before getting into your vehicle at the start of your shift ask yourself some important questions about the operator, vehicle and the environment.

First do a self-assessment; does rain usually get you down? You’re not alone, so think of the rest...