Driving in the rain can be very difficult as the heavy downpour can up the risk of road accidents due to low visibility and wet roads. As the severe weather condition demands undivided attention when driving it is wise to stay off the road completely until the weather clears to be on a safer side. However it is not always possible to stay indoors during rains. So if you have to travel during rains here are few tips to follow to be safe. 1. Before you start your journey make sure that your car s equipment is in working order.