In winter weather the safest bet is always to stay off the road. Not realistic? If you have to go out, here are some tips.
Turn on emergency notifications on your mobile phone.
for handy instructions put together by KCRA.com on how to activate the emergency notifications.
- Add to your Emergency Supply Kit in the car. FEMA recommends adding a shovel, ice scraper, blanket and emergency flares.
OSHA reminds people of these tips: Steer into a skid. Know what your brakes will do. Stomp on antilock brakes. Pump non-antilock brakes. Stopping distances are longer on ice.
Click here for additional tips on Safe Winter Driving.
Thanks for reading. When the weather gets frightful, where do you like to be?