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Are You Prepared for Winter Driving?

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

AAA  recommends making sure you pack these 10 essential items in your winter driving kit in case you encounter snow and ice:

1. Cell phone and charger for making emergency calls.

2. Warning devices (flares, triangles or other visual alerts).

3. First aid kit.

4. Flashlight with new batteries.

5. Non-perishable food and water.

6. Blankets and warm clothing including hat and gloves.

7. Jumper cables.

8. Abrasive material (sand or cat litter) or traction mats and a small shovel.

9. Ice/snow scraper for clearing car and windows.

10. Tire chains.

For more information on winter driving pick up a “How To Go On Ice and Snow” brochure at your local AAA office or go to AAA.com and click on “Traffic Safety” to download a copy.

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