8 tips to avoid winter driving wrecks

Published On: Feb 08 2013 11:58:27 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 10 2014 09:36:13 AM CST

As the first winter storm of the season hits large parts of the U.S., brush up on your winter driving know-how. Here's how to stay out of trouble when road conditions become icy.

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1. Slow down. If conditions get wet, cold, and especially if you can't see well, dial back your speed a few notches. You don't want to be surprised by slow or stopped traffic ahead.

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