Here's some advice for driving on wintry roads from AAA

Here's some advice for driving on wintry roads from AAA

(WIS) - AAA is offering advice for drivers who may be concerned with driving on any black ice in the Midlands.

South Carolina Highway Patrol has also offered some guidance on driving with black ice on roadways.

Here's what AAA advises:

Winter can put a damper on driving conditions, especially when snow and ice are involved. Hazardous storms and inclement weather are a factor in more than half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. AAA urges drivers to slow down, be cautious and prepare their vehicles for the cold days ahead.

"Driving in winter conditions can be challenging," said AAA Carolinas Traffic Safety Foundation President Tiffany Wright.  "Black ice, heavy snowfall, roads that have not been cleared of snow and other bad driving conditions can make it more difficult for drivers to control their vehicle and avoid a crash."

To help keep drivers safe on the road, AAA offers the following tips for driving in winter weather:

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