Winter Driving Safety Tips

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It’s that time of year again, where snow visits the Midwest. How to keep safe this winter while driving? See below our safety tips to help eliminate the risk of an accident.

In dangerous conditions, it is important to reduce your speed, avoid accelerating and stopping at fast pace, plan ahead for lane changes or exits, and slow down while making turns. If you are driving and feel the vehicle starting to glide, steer into the direction you are sliding. Once you regain friction slowly direct your vehicle back to a straight direction.

Prepare when you are traveling in the winter months by packing essentials for any travel interruptions. Here is a link to create a “Winter Survival Kit“. You should keep this kit in your vehicle throughout winter months to be prepared for any situation.

At the end of the day accidents can happen at any time so be prepared for it. Your loved ones are waiting on your safe return.

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