Thursday, February 15, 2018

Snow Driving Techniques – Jedi-Level


For many people, the thought of driving on ice and snow is as frightening as a visit to that snowy planet that nearly killed Luke Skywalker in The Empire Strikes Back. Here in Kansas and Oklahoma, we don’t have to drive in adverse conditions most of the year, so we don’t get as much practice as our neighbors in other parts of the country and galaxy. It’s natural that winter roads can seem like hostile and unfamiliar territory, and yes, slippery surfaces are more dangerous, no doubt about it. But anyone can navigate them safely (and avoid a trip to the body shop) with the right equipment, the right winter driving techniques and a focused mindset.