Cold Weather: Driving

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This Tech Tip was originally published as the January 2016 “Safety Pins” by Philip E. Spiezio, Safety Officer, Washington County Office of the Safety Officer

Driving is another task that becomes more hazardous during the winter months. Winter drivers encounter many different hazards, such as snow, ice, and reduced visibility. Road conditions can vary widely. Especially watch out for icy patches on bridges and in shady areas.

Here are a few tips that may help to prevent you or somebody you know from being in a car accident this winter.

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