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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4. Assume that other drivers are amateurs. This really depends upon where you live, but unless you're in some tiny town where you're acquainted with everybody and know who can drive well and who can't, don't give other drivers the benefit of the doubt. If you see another car coming, give it as much space as possible.

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