Monongahela & Bridgeville Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: June 2021

Top Tips to Avoid Pothole Damage

Top Tips to Avoid Pothole Damage

What do you do when you are driving and see a pothole looming in the distance? Are you supposed to swerve, hit the brakes, fly through? It depends on the situation, but try to avoid them as much as possible. The reality is that potholes can sustain immense damage to your car if you do not know how to handle the situation. Here are several ways you can avoid damage from these hazardous holes:   Have eyes on the road at all times. The best way to spot a pothole early is to watch the cars in front of you (hint: you should already be doing this when driving). Other drivers will dip, swerve, and brake. Keep a safe distance from other vehicles in case the car in front of you hard brakes.    Beware of Puddles. It would be best to be cautious when you see puddles because they don't indicate how deep the pothole could be.   Follow your intuition on When to Slow Down: If you decide to slow down, make sure you have enough time to do it safely. Check your rearview mi ... read more