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Mountain Driving Challenges Part 2 Unique Hazards

Last week’s Lug_Nut tip, we looked at managing speed while descending steep grades in mountainous areas. Now let’s look at some of the other hazards that you might encounter when operating in high elevations and mountainous terrain. Road Surface Ice Patches:  Temperatures drop as elevation increases at a rate of about 3.56 degrees F. per thousand

Mountain Driving Challenges Part 1 Grade Speed Control

A Lug_Nut tip.  Driving in the mountains can pose many challenges for drivers of all vehicle types and sizes.  It is not surprising that some of these challenges become somewhat greater if you are driving a large motorized RV or trailer combination. Safely climbing and descending mountain grades may be the first thing you think