Kicking Tires

Drivers, time to brush up on snow

Jennifer Geiger


6:50 PM EST, December 10, 2012


The first snowfall of the year is one of the most dangerous times to be on the road, as motorists struggle to remember how to drive in wet, slick conditions. Although Old Man Winter hasn't hit Cars.com's Chicago headquarters just yet, it's never too early to start getting prepared for driving on the slick stuff.

Snow, ice and cold temperatures bring out the most difficult road conditions and planning ahead could save lives. Use the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's check list below to make sure you're ready.

Plan Ahead

Take Precautions

Stranded in the Cold

How to Drive Safely on Snow and Ice
Winter Brings on 'Peephole' Driving
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