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Multi-car crash on I-80 prompts tips on driving on snowy and icy roads

Multi-car crash on I 80
Multi-car crash on I 80
Posted at 8:03 AM, Dec 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-16 10:03:56-05

PARK CITY, Utah — Park City Fire responded to a multi-car crash on I-80 Tuesday.

Fortunately, there were no injuries but it is a reminder of how frightening and dangerous driving in snow and ice can be.

On its Facebook page, the fire department offered some tips to motorists before hitting the road during a winter storm.

  • The best tip for driving in severe winter weather is to avoid it if possible.
  • Drive slowly.
  • Accelerate and decelerate slowly.
  • Increase your following distance to five to six seconds.
  • Drive with lights on even during the day.
  • Make sure your windows are clear and completely defrosted.