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Tips for Driving in Winter Weather in Utah

Driving in winter is challenging, especially in a state like Utah. The snow, icy roads, and traffic make it easy to be involved in a car accident. If you are interested in a car accident lawyer in Utah, contact Robert J. DeBry & Associates

With winter approaching, we wish for everyone’s safety on the road. The following tips for driving in winter weather in Utah: 

Drive Slow

Speeding is one of the most significant causes of car accidents. When driving in winter on Utah roads, you should slow down. The point is to get there, not how fast you get there. 

Give Others Cars Space

The recommended space you should give the vehicle ahead of you on the road is a car length or three seconds before you can hit it if it were to stop. To drive safely during winter, you should double that. Allowing that much space between cars on the road allows you enough distance to stop in case anything goes wrong. It can be difficult to stop your car immediately with ice and snow on the roads. 

Winter Tires

You should get season-appropriate tires to drive safely during winter. Winter tires ensure you have enough grip for stopping and steering. They will also experience less wear and tear than all-season tires.

Use the three tips above for safe driving during winter. If you are in an accident, call a car accident lawyer from Robert J. DeBry & Associates.

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