Winter Weather Travel Safety Rules


  Winter Travel Safety Rules   
 
  • If the storm exceeds or even tests your limitation, seek available refuge immediately.
  • Plan your travel and select primary and alternate routes.
  • Check the latest weather information on your radio.
  • Try not to travel alone; two or three persons are preferable.
  • Always fill your gasoline tank before entering open country, even for a short distance.
  • Suggested winter storm car kit includes: blankets or sleeping bags, matches and candles, empty 3-pound coffee can with plastic lid (for melting snow to provide drinking water), facial tissue, paper towels, extra clothing, high calorie, nonperishable food, compass, shovel, sack of sand, flashlight or signal light, windshield scrapper, booster cables, tire chains, tow chains, fire extinguisher, catalytic heater and axe.


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