AAA: Follow winter weather driving tips this weekend

By AccessWDUN Staff
Posted 3:30PM on Friday 14th January 2022 ( 4 months ago )

AAA in Atlanta has issued a series of winter weather driving tips ahead of the possibility of snow and ice in northeast Georgia this weekend.

AAA spokeswoman Montrae Waiters said they urge drivers to prepare their vehicles for an emergency. This is particularly important as the Federal Highway Administration reports nearly one in four weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement.

When it comes to specific winter weather tips, Waiters said the most important rule to follow is to stay off the roads unless it is a necessity.

If driving cannot be avoided, Waiters recommended keeping the following safety tips in mind:

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