When winter hits that usually means more messy road conditions and increased car accidents. It is important to know what precautions to take to lessen the chance of a road accident. Driving slowly and more cautiously in the snow and ice is a no brainer but did you know that you should also check your tire pressure? Having tires that are under PSI will help ensure you have enough tire traction to drive in the ice and snow. Also, something many people forget to check is windshield wiper fluid. Wiper fluid is essential to help clear snow and other debris from the windshield. This helpful graphic from Teletrac Navman provides
more helpful tips for winter driving and also shows where in the US it is most dangerous to drive during winter. Although winter puts snow and ice on the roads, data from nhtsa.gov
shows that it is actually the season with the fewest fatal car accidents. Possibly because fewer drivers take to the roads in such conditions. Read on to see which states have the highest number of fatalities during winter, the results may surprise you.