Winter Driving Safety Tips
Severe winter weather can be both daunting and perilous for automobile travel. As Connecticut braces for single-digit temperatures in the upcoming days, AAA is offering these tips to keep you and your vehicle moving.
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Stay Alert For Battery Warning Signs
On average a car battery lasts 3 to 5 years, but poor driving conditions and insufficient car maintenance can reduce the life of your battery. Here are some warning signs from AAA that your car battery may experience a breakdown: 1) Your battery is more than three years old; 2) You hear a buzzing, clicking or scraping sound when you turn the ignition on; 3) Your automobile cranks slowly when trying to start; 4) Your automobile stalls; 5) Your headlights become dim when your automobile is idle, but intensify when you rev the engine