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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Winter Driving Tips!

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Winter has arrived! Driving safely in winter weather can be challenging, even for the most experienced driver. Whether you or your loved ones are driving for work or leisure, prepare to make it safely through the winter – before the going gets tough!

 

Lisa Kons with the Minnesota Safety Council reviews safe winter driving topics such as skidding, black ice, following distance, and reaction time in a new Winter Driving webinar. This webinar is the perfect refresher for drivers at all skill levels. In addition, the Minnesota Safety Council offers quick tips for safe driving to help you confidently face winter roads.

 

  • Avoid unnecessary travel 
  • If you must - leave early and allow time
  • Slow down and drive for road conditions
  • Increase your following distance
  • Put away distractions
  • Turn headlights on
  • Buckle up

 

As a reminder, you can sign up to receive MnDOT text messages and/or email alerts during significant winter weather events affecting state roads in southeast Minnesota. You can also check www.511mn.org for road conditions, traffic incidents, weather information, camera footage, and more.

 

 

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