Roads are covered with snow today as people go back to work after the holiday. While many counties have been given a level 1 snow emergency, some drivers are commenting that the roads are very bad as they headed to their destination on this Thursday morning.
Our office is telling readers to stay safe on the roads this morning. If they are able to work from home, please do so. While no accidents have been reported at this time, the snow is still falling and will do so through this afternoon.
For those motorists who will drive into work today, we are sharing the below tips to help them get there safely. Please follow these tips in order to prevent any accidents today.
Tips for Driving in the Snow
- Give yourself extra time to get to your destination
- Turn off your cruise control
- Give extra distance between cars
- Allow extra stopping distance
- Brake gently to avoid sliding
- Clean snow off your headlights
- Slow down when going over bridges or ramps
- Keep blankets and water in vehicle in case of emergency
Snow Storm Accidents
If you have been involved in an accident during the snow storm due to another driver’s failure to operate their vehicle according to the conditions of the roadway, call our office at 800.637.8170. Our lawyers will help you receive compensation for the injuries sustained in the accident.
Snow cannot be blamed for an accident. An individual will be deemed at fault for an accident in the snow due to their failure to drive cautiously during inclement weather.
If you have found yourself in a situation in which you’ve suffered injury and property damage, call our office for help.