By now, most snow-vulnerable states have experienced their first snowfall, setting the tone for another winter—and with it, a heightened risk of vehicular collisions. Icy roads, snowy windshields, and blizzard-like conditions can interfere with your visibility and control on the road, resulting in over 1,300 traffic-related deaths annually.
Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a ton of money on a brand-new vehicle or completely change your lifestyle to avoid this risk. With a handful of basic strategies, you can become a safer winter driver.
Key Strategies for Safer Winter Driving
Make sure to follow these simple steps to reduce your risk while driving in winter: