A driver’s safety is largely affected by visibility.
It can be dangerous when something impedes their vision, such as a dirty windshield, according to a release.
A vehicle’s windshield wipers help clear debris and moisture, making them important safety features.
According to HomeTowne Auto Repair and Tire Service Manager Joe Wood, windshield wipers should be checked regularly.
“Windshield wiper blades should be checked every oil change and for any type of safety inspection,” Wood wrote in an email. “An inspection should consist of checking channels for tears, build up, or ozone cracking (dry cracking).”
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This story is written by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire, a locally owned and operated business in Woodbridge. It has been in service for four years, and believes heavily in serving the community.
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