Whether or not you've been informed by a little groundhog to expect an additional six weeks of winter, you probably view winter as a tough season all around. Most of us, at one time or another, have experienced firsthand or saw news coverage of winter storms bringing cities and counties to a virtual standstill. Whether you live in a winter weather state or are just visiting, snow and other winter weather can drastically effect your ability to get around and keep to your plans. Learning some basic driving safety measures and coping tips can help alleviate some of the aggravation. Although varying by state, understanding winter related laws or ways laws are interpreted to include winter conditions is vital to enjoying a safe winter. In this article you'll find safety information that we hope will be useful and that will keep you safe and warm this winter.
Check out your State Department of Transportation website for state-specific information: