The obvious answer is that you can’t. And whether you’re a professional driver or that guy or gal commuting to work, between the angle of the sun, all sorts of nasty weather, and the residue of various types of road treatments, just seeing through the windshield of your car can be a challenge; especially this time of year.
While we have seen and heard all sorts of talk about “miracle” glass cleaners and home brewed ways to get – and keep – your windshield clean, our experience shows that there really is no substitute for good ol’ fashioned elbow grease and the right tools for the job. With that in mind, here is an excellent video that offers some great tips on cleaning the exterior of your windshield.
But anyone who has spent any time behind the wheel, particularly when the temperature/weather requires the use of the windshield defroster, knows it’s not just about keeping the outside of the windshield clean. So here’s another video that offers some great tips for cleaning the interior surface of your windshield.
Because the best way to avoid a behind-the-wheel emergency, be it an everyday emergency such as a potential accident, or even a potential security incident, is to see it BEFORE it happens.
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- Security Driving and Sunglasses
- The Misconception of Security Driving and Secure Transportation
- The Truth About Behind the Wheel Emergencies
Joseph Autera is the President & CEO of Tony Scotti’s Vehicle Dynamics Institute, one of the world’s foremost providers of highly advanced, specialized driver training program. During his 20+ year tenure in the private security profession Mr. Autera has been responsible, at various times, for planning, directing and participating in threat detection, anti-terrorism security, and executive protection in various moderate and high risk locales, ranging from South and Central America, Europe, and both the Middle and Far East. His diverse experience also includes serving as the Director of Global Security for a multinational technology concern, as the Vice President of Global Security Services for one of the world’s leading providers of global risk mitigation and international crisis management services, and as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.