As we move deeper into the winter weather season, we can expect more adverse conditions when we are driving. Winter weather in Virginia brings wind, rain, sleet, and sometimes snow. The infrequency of snow in Virginia means that many drivers are not used to driving in the snow; for that reason alone, often the safest course of action is to avoid driving on those rare occasions when there’s snow. Even if you think that you are a skilled (maybe even experienced) driver in snow, don’t forget that a large number of drivers on the road are not.
Sometimes, however, it’s unavoidable. So, if you have to venture out into the snow, be prepared, use caution, and know how to respond. Driving in winter conditions is unpredictable. …