9 critical safety tips for driving in the snow
The Northeast was hit with its first snowfall of the season this week, creating a messy commute for residents as some parts of the region accumulated up to 12 inches of snow.
Travel advisories in New York urged residents and commuters to take public transportation whenever possible and avoid driving due to dangerous road conditions.
It doesn’t take a blizzard to create hazardous driving conditions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA), winter weather conditions are responsible for 17% of all vehicle crashes
annually. And every year, AAA
attends to approximately 32 million
stranded motorists across the country.