Winter Travel Tips To Help You Stay Safe

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 Be prepared for your next road trip by checking out our Winter Travel Tips.

Winter Travel Tips

 

 Winter Travel Tips

Winter can be a dangerous time to travel due to inclement weather. Stay safe during this season and read our winter travel tips. You should always be prepared for the unexpected. If traveling is not necessary, do not risk your safety. Many people become stressed or scared to drive during the Winter, so relax and stay calm.

Winter Travel Tips:

 

Safety Items

Make sure you take the necessary items in case of an emergency situation. This is extremely important if you are traveling with kids. You should consider having these emergency supplies in your trunk so that you are prepared

  • Water
  • Blankets
  • Jumper Cables
  • Cell Phone
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flash Light
  • Gas Can
  • Flares
  • Snacks
  • Spare Tire
  • Gloves
  • Charger

Directions

Even if you have your destination mapped out make sure you take the time to plan an alternate route. You never know when you are going to run into traffic or construction. You do not want to delay your trip.

Vehicle Maintenance

Before setting out on your trip be sure that your car is in good working order. Cold weather can be hard on your vehicle. You would not want to break down in the cold weather or in a foreign area.

Common Sense

You do not want to put yourself into a dangerous situation. If you know there will be snow accumulation find a place to pull over and wait out the storm.

Take Your Time

This is extremely important if you are driving through a snow or ice storm. The roads can be deceiving and you could spin out of control. Slow down, and take your time while driving.

 

Following our Winter Travel Tips will help ensure you have a safe trip.

Please share any winter travel tips you have in the comments below.

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  1. Great tips! Living in Wisconsin, you get rather accustomed to driving in snow… but some people seem to forget they are not invincible. Even those of us used to the extremes of winter could benefit from the reminder to be prepared!

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