Police offer driving tips ahead of forecasted snow
A weekend storm system could bring up to 6 inches of snow to central Pennsylvania and make driving difficult.
In anticipation of the storm, Lower Windsor Township Police shared five common-sense tips for commuting in harsh winter weather.
"We guarantee it will Lower your chances of being involved in a crash," the department said.
- Lower your speed.
- Increase your following distance.
- Make sure all of the ice and snow is removed from the windshields and roof of your vehicle.
- Turn on your headlights. It’s required by law during poor weather conditions in Pennsylvania.
- If at all possible, delay your driving until road conditions improve — better to get there safely.
Death and injuries, dealing with insurance companies and an overnight stay at a hospital are all reasons to avoid crashes, police said.
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