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Improper winter driving techniques can injure Ohio drivers

Whether you are ready or not, the winter weather is here. That means that all drivers on the roadways must take special precautions that are only necessary when wintry precipitation starts to fall. When drivers don't take winter driving seriously, accidents can happen. With the long winter season just now starting, it is vital that anyone on the roadways be aware of proper winter driving techniques.

One important point for all drivers to remember is that snowplows will work on the Ohio roadways throughout the season. These snowplows require special consideration because they often move slow, might make sudden turns and can cause snow clouds to occur. All drivers should stay two to three car length's behind the snowplow to ensure the snowplow driver can see and to prevent accidents.

Black ice and slippery spots on the roads pose a serious hazard because these hazards can lead to very serious accidents. During the winter months, drivers in Ohio have to remember that even roads that look dry can be covered in black ice. Driving slowly and carefully can minimize the risk of a winter crash occurring on black ice.

Many drivers try to hurry along the roadways, but that can prove to be very unsafe when there is snow or ice on the roadway. Driving at a speed safe for the conditions, giving yourself plenty of time to stop if necessary and using appropriate driving maneuvers can help to avoid accidents.

Because some people don't pay attention to proper winter driving techniques, accidents might occur. When people are injured in a winter crash because of a negligent or careless driver, they have the right to seek compensation for their injuries through the legal system.

Source: Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness, "Ice And Snow... Take It Slow!" Nov. 17, 2014

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