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Winter Time Driving Tips From the Safety Committee

Posted on February 25, 2020 | Filed under Archive

This post has been archived. Information below may be out of date and/or relate to a past event.

• Give yourself extra time
• All windows are cleared
• Break off ice on wiper blades.
• Remove snow/ice from the vehicle
• Drive slowly and use headlights.
• Gear down avoid quick and jerky movements while steering
• Brake gently and allow plenty of time
• If your vehicle does skid, do not brake!
• Take your foot off the accelerator and turn your steering wheel in the direction that you want the front wheels to go.

If You Get Stuck

• Do not spin your wheels; this will only dig you in deeper.
• Turn your wheels from side to side a few times to push snow out of the way.
• Use a light touch on the gas pedal to ease your vehicle out.
• Use sand, kitty litter, gravel, or salt for traction.