According to the Federal Highway Administration, over 70% of the nation's roads are located in snowy regions and 24% of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy, or icy pavement. Another 15% occur during snowfall or sleet. With statistics like these and the potential for a few more months of winter weather, now is a great time to brush up on winter weather driving safety.
Wear your seat belt at all times.
Avoid using cruise control. You want control at all times.
Keep a larger space than normal between you and the driver in front of you.
Use your headlights to make your vehicle visible to others.
Know whether your vehicle has anti-lock brakes and learn to use them properly to avoid locking during braking.
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