Safe Winter Driving Checklist
Winter Driving can be stressful, but preparing ahead can make it a little less hectic and more importantly safer for you and those important to you.
You may think all you need is a good set of winter tires. That's a good start but in order to be safe this winter season follow our checklist to ensure you have everything you need for those unexpected situations.
Winter Driving Must Haves Checklist:
☑️Winter tires *Schedule to put these on in advance of inclement weather.
☑️First aid kit
☑️Small or extendable shovel
☑️Cold weather windshield washer fluid
☑️Clumping cat litter for under tire traction
☑️Extra/adequate medications for possible prolonged situations.
☑️Health card, I.D.
☑️List of important medical conditions
☑️Protein/meal replacement bar
☑️Extra winter clothing/blankets
☑️Cell phone with full battery
☑️Battery powered radio
☑️Rope/ toe chain
Most importantly even if think you won't be outside long when your out and about, be sure you still dress appropriately for cold-weather regardless. You never know when a situation may arise where you may not have access to heat or shelter. Be sure to check weather ahead of your travels and adjust your driving habits accordingly.
Visit https://www.theweathernetwork.com/roads-and-travel/highway-condition/list to see your specific route conditions. Safe travels!
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