Winter driving tips

Winter Driving TipsWait for the weather conditions to get better.
The best way to avoid an accident on an icy road is to simply stay off the roads until the weather clears.

Drive Slowly.
When traveling at high speeds you can easily to lose control on ice and snow. Slowing down to below 45mph is sensible in these conditions.

Always wear your seat belt.
Even though you should always wear your seat belt, during the winter weather it’s even more important.

Keep an eye on the weather.
Keeping an eye on the weather forecast should be part of your winter traveling routine.

Watch your brakes
Brake application is a common cause of slides that result in a loss of control.

Accidents happen in multiples
Your own accident is sometimes not the greatest threat to you and additional vehicles that are loosing control often are.

Don’t stop unless necessary.
Parking on the side of an icy highway can cause passing drivers to brake and lose control, putting the lives of everyone involved in danger.