It is that time of year again. If you live or work in snow or ice country, share these tips and the attached brochure with your co-workers! The attached is for Washington State, USA. Check with your local authorities for laws and practices that apply in your area...
Drive for conditions: slower speeds, slower acceleration, leave extra space between vehicles, give yourself more time and space to stop
Check to see if you have traction tires & chains
Know what the traction and chain requirements mean
Watch a video to learn how to install tire chains
Do not use cruise control
Four-wheel and all-wheel vehicles do not stop or steer better on ice
Leave extra room between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you. And remember, the larger the vehicle, the longer the stopping distance
Slow down when approaching intersections, offramps, bridges, or shady spots
If you find yourself behind a snowplow, slow down and give the plow a little extra room
Slow down and be extra cautious near the chain-up and removal areas. There are often people out of their vehicles
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