Snow and ice has the potential to create chaos on the roads for drivers.
Traveling in poor road conditions can be dangerous and potentially life-threatening, especially if you become stranded. Expert advice says to avoid traveling in poor conditions, but if you must, there are some steps you can take to prepare yourself.
According to this article in USA Today, the following 11 items are must-haves:
It is also important to remember to make sure your car is ready. To ensure full visibility and a comfortable trip, check the following before driving in inclement conditions:
For more safety precautions, visit the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s winter weather checklist and Department of Homeland Security’s car safety page.