Winter Driving Safety Tips from AAA and the Mount Airy Police Department
- Slow down.
- Switch headlights on low beam.
- Do not tailgate.
- Never use cruise control on slippery roads.
- Avoid unnecessary lane changes.
- Minimize the need to brake on ice.
- Look ahead.
- If you find yourself beginning to skid, ease up on the accelerator, keep a firm grip on the wheel, and steer in the direction you want the front of the vehicle to go.