8 tips to avoid winter driving wrecks

POSTED: 09:58 AM PST Feb 08, 2013    UPDATED: 07:36 AM PST Nov 10, 2014 

As the first winter storm of the season hits large parts of the U.S., brush up on your winter driving know-how. Here's how to stay out of trouble when road conditions become icy.

car driving in winter snow ice
7 / 10

6. Practice makes perfect. If you live somewhere where it snows a lot—or at all, really—it's not a bad idea to find a vacant parking lot in which to practice driving in the white stuff. Hit the gas, slam on the brakes, jerk the steering wheel. Slide the car and spin it around to see what those things feel like and how best to straighten out. This will help you learn your car's limits.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertisement