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Snow. It is going to happen. Are you ready?
Keep yourself safe on the roads this winter. By
following some basic safety tips and advice you'll
be ready for winter driving...
so let it snow !
Before leaving home, find out about the
driving conditions. Safe drivers know the
weather, and their limits
The faster you’re going, the longer it will
take to stop. When accelerating on snow or
ice, take it slow to avoid slipping or sliding.
Give yourself space. It takes extra time
and extra distance to bring your vehicle to a
stop on slick and snowy roads. Leave extra room
between you and the vehicle in front of you.
Remove any snow on your vehicle’s windows,
lights, brake lights and signals. Make sure
you can see and be seen.
Check your vehicle’s tires, wiper blades,
fluids, lights, belts and hoses. A breakdown
is bad on a good day, and dangerous on a
Leave plenty of time to reach your
destination safely. It’s not worth putting
yourself and others in a dangerous situation
just to be on time.
Be aware of what’s going on well ahead of
you. Actions by other vehicles will alert
you to problems more quickly, and give you that
split-second of extra time to react safely.
Source: Indiana Department of
weather, traffic and construction information BEFORE
you depart by visiting
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