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Winter driving tips

You should decrease your speed and leave yourself plenty of room to stop. Allow at least three times more space than usual between you and the vehicle in front of you. Brake gently to avoid skidding. If your wheels start to lock up, ease off the brake. Turn on your lights to increase your visibility … Read More »


Driving in a snow storm

A hard snow can limit vision so much that you cannot see the edges of the roadway. If you must pull off the road, it is best to pull into a rest area or parking lot.


Headlights and snow

Yes, having your headlights on allows others on the road to see you better.


Driving in icy conditions

Allow at least three times more space than usual between you and the vehicle in front of you.


Cruise control

No, do not use cruise control on snowy or icy roads. Then you can reduce speed in small amounts as needed, by lifting off the accelerator. It also helps you focus your full attention on the driving task, rather than having a part of it be automated.