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Last minute driving tips before a winter wallop

Posted at 7:00 AM, Nov 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-11 07:00:05-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Everyone else forgets how to drive in snow during the first winter storm and these tips certainly don't apply to you. That sentence contained a tiny bit of sarcasm, every driver could use a quick reminder of these tips.

Both the New York State Police and AAA of Western New York agree, these are some good, easy tricks, for a safe winter on the road.

  • Ensure tires are properly inflated
  • Always have a full tank of gas
  • Pack kitty litter/salt in your trunk
  • Make a "go" bag full of essentials including warm clothes, non-perishable foods, flashlights, etc.
  • Drive slow
  • Have a cell phone charger