How to Avoid Winter Car Crashes

  TIPS for Driving in Poor WINTER weather:

When there is a prediction for snow ice or freezing rain follow these tips. We guarantee it will LOWER your chances of being involved in a crash.

  1. Lower your speed
  2. Increase your following distance
  3. Make sure the car has ALL of the ice and snow removed from the windshields and roof of your vehicle
  4. Turn on your headlights (It’s required during poor weather conditions in Pennsylvania by law)
  5. If it all possible, delay your driving until road conditions improve - better to get there safely

Reason you don’t want to be in a crash

  1. You could be hurt or killed. People in the other vehicle could be hurt or pedestrians  could be hurt.
  2. Your vehicle could be damaged to the point you can’t drive it.
  3. Dealing with insurance companies.
  4. Staying overnight at a hospital.