PennDOT Winter Driving Tips

Published 12/12 2011 11:42AM

Updated 12/12 2011 06:29PM

We are still waiting for the first full blast of winter weather, but one thing is for sure, it will happen eventually.

Last year at this time we already had 13 inches of snow.

So far this season, only two inches of snow.

Despite the slow start, crews at PennDOT are getting ready for the first big storm.

While they say they are prepared to hit the streets, they also want drivers to remember the rules of the road.

"Maintain a safe clearance space especially when following a plow. Be aware of the road conditions, slow down and be safe," says Acting Assistant County Manager Jesse Williams.


Carry a winter emergency kit

Keep your gas tank half full

Avoid sudden stops and starts

Carry a cell phone

Go here for more winter driving tips.

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