Worn wiper blades aren’t just annoying — they can actually increase your risk of a collision by affecting your visibility. If you think your wiper blades are becoming worn, keep reading to learn more.
How Do Wiper Blades Wear Down?
Wiper blades consist of a metal frame and a flexible rubber blade. The rubber part slides against the windshield to push away water. However, wiper blades can wear down for many reasons. Regular wear and tear is common, but many factors can aggregate the wear and tear. For example, in hot climates, the damaging UV rays can cause the rubber to crack. (more…)