Follow these 5 steps for clearing the snow off your car, and you’ll quickly be on your way.
1. Clean off the roof — all of it. This is critical, since the powder snow on the roof of your vehicle could blow into the path of other motorists. Chunks of snow from the roof could also slide down your own windshield and blind you.
2. Scrape the ice off the windows. Using an ice scraper, remove as much ice as possible from all of your windows. Never use hot water, or your windows could shatter. Next, clean off your windshield wipers, as they won’t clean the windshield effectively if they’re ice covered. If you know that it’s going to snow lift your wipers away from the windshield. Note that turning them on while they’re frozen to your windshield could damage their motor.
3. Clear the snow from the hood and the rear of the vehicle. In addition to comp ...