If you make a living doing courier jobs, when winter rolls around, as it does every year without fail, it’s an important time to take stock and review your driving behaviour. Wintery roads require a different kind of driving skills and, particularly when you’re out there for long periods of time, you really can’t be too careful.
Here are a few rules to live by, to keep you safe on the roads in the winter while doing your courier jobs:
Remember, snow, ice, fog and other inclement conditions can catch out even the most experienced driver, so the best advice, as simple as it may be is: keep calm and be prepared.
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