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Driving in the rain is no fun.

Rain doesn’t typically require making major modifications to your car, but following a few precautions at the start of any rainy season can make driving easier and safer.

This terrifying dashcam footage comes to us from San Diego, CA, where the state's short-term water woes have been solved this week with intense rain storms.

This one is an absolute no-brainer.

The windshield wiper is attached to the hood of your vehicle, and keeps the windshield clean from rain, snow, and other debris that collect on the windshield.

While the safest option is to avoid driving in bad weather, sometimes you just have no choice.

Adding deflectors to your vehicles is a great way to keep rain, sleet and snow channeled away from open windows and from your sunroof – great for when you want fresh air even in poor weather.

One couple tried to bring a Christmas tree home in a convertible, but then got caught in a torrential rain storm. And a passerby captured it all on video.

It may seem you need to replace your wiper blades more often than you would expect.

Car almost crushed by boulder

It's a video you have to see to believe: A dash cam in Taiwan captured this car avoid being flattened by a landslide in the city of Keelung, Badouzi.

Convertibles have long been the chariot of choice for the devil-may-care crowd, and for good reason. Peeling the roof off of a vehicle has all sorts of negative ramifications, from safety concerns to handling woes and increased chances of skin cancer for those inside. Then there's the ever-present threat of foul weather. But who cares? You only live once and they're making more cars every day, right?

Autoblog reader Josh Wardell, who loves his MINI Cooper very much thank you, has posted an interesting comparison test between the well known windshield treatment called Rain-X and a lesser known competitor named PPG Aquapel that's usually used by service professionals rather than vehicle owners. We hadn't heard much about PPG Aquapel so we were interested to learn which product Wardell found to more effectively whisked away rainwater over a period of time.

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