How Can I Winterize My Car?

Severe winter weather can hit anywhere, including the Deep South. The Texas Department of Insurance reminds motorists that even places like Texas can experience winter weather that can make roadways hazardous and unpredictable.

Everyone in North America can be affected by dangerous winter weather. Here are ways you can winterize your car before you hit the road:

The Texas Department of Insurance also provides tips for safe winter driving.

Even if you think you are among the safest drivers, it doesn’t mean that others who take the wheel in winter weather can’t bump into you. Drivers can protect their cars with coverages that fill the gap between what your vehicle insurance will pay and what you owe on your loan, if your vehicle is declared a total loss after an accident. And if harsh winter weather helps to cause damage to your car engine, mechanical repair coverage protects your vehicle from the cost of expensive repairs not covered by your manufacturer’s warranty.

Severe winter weather in the South may not sound real, but the costs of fixing problems are real if you don’t take winter weather seriously.

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