Winter is the most difficult driving season. Not only do you have snow and ice to deal with, but there are fewer hours of daylight as well. In addition, many of the people with whom you share the road lack the skills and the temperament to safely navigate the roadways in snow, ice and fog. It goes without saying that you need to take time before every trip to know and understand weather and traffic conditions. You need to ensure your equipment is in peak operating conditions—paying special attention to tires, lighting, windshield wipers and washer fluids.
Driving in the winter means snow, sleet and ice, which can lead to slower traffic, hazardous road conditions, hot tempers, and unforeseen dangers. Once on the road, you need to be prepared, patient and cautious.
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