ELMIRA, N.Y (WETM-TV) – Today marks the first snowfall in the Twin Tiers for the season. As the temperatures get colder, the roads get dangerous so it is essential to take precautions at all times. In order to reduce a hazard, start by reducing your speed.
Before driving in the snow, check your tire pressure and tire tread. Remember to check your oil and antifreeze before entering a snowy area.
According to the national highway traffic safety administration, seventeen percent of all vehicle crashes happen during the winter conditions. To prevent unnecessary accidents and assure safe driving, stay alert and always remain in control of the wheel.