10 winter driving tips to survive the slippery, snowy streets

Winter is nearly here, and with the frigid air comes a new host of unique driving challenges. We love snowball fights and ice skating as much as anyone, but the conditions can prove treacherous if you’re on the road. If you follow these winter driving tips, you’ll maximize your chances of staying safe on the snowy streets.

The following tips will focus on the correct way to drive in slippery conditions, what supplies you should have on hand, and ways you can make your trip a little easier. There’s still a lot of winter left, so pour yourself some cocoa and let’s get to it.

Update: We’ve added three new tips for the 2017-2018 winter driving season.