In addition to the obvious indicators such as icy conditions and wet leaves, there are many other substances on roads that can lead to a loss of friction creating dangerous driving conditions. For example, most dry roads contain a layer of tar, rubber, and oil. During warmer weather these types of residue can heat up and affect road surface conditions. When it starts to rain, these substances can mix with the water, creating a greasy layer that can be very slippery.

So what can you do to prevent accidents when you’re driving on these types of road conditions? The first rule of driving on potentially-slippery surfaces is slow down! Feel free to drive below the speed limit if necessary to help maintain control of your vehicle.

Click on the link below for how to navigate slippery roads in a motorocoach.

Slippery Roads Overview