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Cold Temps and Winter Driving Conditions are Here; Driving Tips from AAA


December 19, 2018

Pack a winter driving kit in case of an emergency

The frigid temperatures these past few days is a reminder us that winter driving conditions are here. We’ve been lucky to have dry road conditions, so ice has only been a factor in some areas. Automobile travel organization AAA urges people to get prepared for winter driving conditions by packing a winter driving kit and freshen up on how to drive in poor conditions.

Dangerous winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. About 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather...

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