No one digs traveling in dangerous weather. Traveling across the PNW passes are a nightmare tonight into Sunday morning.
How can you stay safe while traveling on slick roads?
Have a plan in place. Keep your eyes on the road at all times. Plan your travel and route. It's recommended that you keep at least 9 seconds behind the car in front of you.
Stock your vehicle with essentials. Have an emergency roadside kit that includes:
A fully charged cell phone or charging cord, a flashlight, extra batteries, a blanket, gloves, boots, a shovel, jumper cables, bottled water, an ice scraper, and a first aid kit. You may also want to have kitty litter on hand to help with traction, should you get stuck on ice. You may also want to include a stash of non-perishable snacks.
Always know before you go. Have a plan in place.
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