Why is it dangerous to drive when it’s raining?

Rain isn’t snow so there’s no ice on the road so I don’t know why it’s dangerous to drive when it’s raining even when the roads aren’t flooded, also almost all vehicles have windshield wipers so you can wipe the rain off.

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  • Anonymous
    7 months ago
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    It's not dangerous but you need to reduce your speed because there is less traction between your tires and wet pavement.

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  • 7 months ago

    The rain decreases the coefficient of friction between the tires and the surface the road. The decrease of the friction force makes it easier for the car to slide off the road as it goes around a curve. This can cause a serious accident.

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  • marty
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    It reduces visibility, and it makes it difficult for drivers to see oncoming vehicles, pedestrians, or traffic signs. Furthermore, it reduces traction, which makes it hard to control your vehicle for proper steering and turning.Rain actually causes your tires to lose traction—when the road gets wet, the water mixes with the dirt on the asphalt, making it harder for your tires to “hang on” to the road. Simply put, rain makes everything slippery, and puddles that form can lead to hydroplaning.

    • FartboyMD7 months agoReport

      But almost all vehicles have windshield wipers so they can just wipe the rain off.

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