Roads are their most slippery at the beginning (first few minutes) of a rainstorm. When the road first gets wet, oil rises to the surface and creates a greasy surface.
Rain has been the cause of thousands of car accidents year in and year out, and rain is especially dangerous in dry weather states like California.
According to AAA.com, wet pavement contributes to nearly 1.2 million traffic crashes each year. Below are some tips you’ll want to follow the next time you’re caught driving in the rain (courtesy of SeriousAccidents.com):