The variability and unpredictability of winter weather can create stressful driving situations, even for folks with lots of road experience during winter months.
For veteran snow drivers, the following tips should be considered reminders, and for those less familiar with harsh conditions, these pointers should help make the experience a bit more manageable.
Allow Extra Time – This may not seem like a driving tip, but it’s where safe winter driving starts: Allow extra time to get to your destination. The same trip in winter weather – even if it’s only rain and poor visibility, but especially in snowy or whiteout conditions – will take longer than it does on a clear, dry roadway. Plan extra time for the trip, which reduces anxiety and should ease the temptation to rush or over-drive the situation.
Read the article at MSN.