Things to be aware of while driving in Berkeley

Berkeley with its Mediterranean climate is the perfect place to live (or visit). This vibrant city, famous for its academic achievements, has a wonderful appeal to it and it calls out to be explored. With such a convenient climate driving in the city is not affected too much by weather but during the wet winters one has to be attentive and take caution while driving.After a dry summer drivers should be very cautious when driving in the first rain or when it rains after not raining for a day or two. Oil and debris accumulate on the road when it hasn’t rained for a while, making the roads slipperier after the first rain.

Driving in fog also requires drivers to be more cautious and Berkeley does get rather foggy starting during the early evenings until mid-morning. Remember to slow down and drive at a suitable speed for the conditions, keep your low beam headlights on and use your fog lights.As with most other cities, Berkeley has its share of roads closed for various reasons and traffic jams. Fortunately today most drivers use GPS to navigate their ways around town, and are sometimes able to by-pass these obstacles.

What to do if Your Car Breaks Down

If you are on a freeway or highway try to stop on the shoulder. If that is not possible (and you are in the middle of the road) do not get out the car and walk to the side of the road unless you are positive that it is safe. Once out of the car make sure to face the direction of the traffic at all times.

Always use your hazard lights if you have stopped anywhere on or near the road.Make sure that you have a fully charged mobile phone with you at all time when you are out on the road.Make sure that you have saved Towing Berkeley’s number in your phone for exactly this type of emergency.

Here we Come to Save The Day

Towing Berkeley works 24/7, 365 days a year so if you ever are in such a situation give us a call and we will immediately send someone out to your rescue. Our teams of professional technicians provide a range of emergency roadside services as well as towing services.

If you are having a problem with your car and you are at home or parked elsewhere in Berkeley, we’ll be happy to come to your aid.