The winter months contain some of the busiest travel windows of the year, and unfortunately, they can be some of the most dangerous for drivers. Long hours in the car, icy roads, and poor weather all contribute to hazardous driving conditions. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports 17% of all vehicle crashes occur during winter conditions.
One reason many people are nervous about driving this time of year is the possibility of hitting a patch of ice or slush and sliding out of control. What are you supposed to do when your car starts skidding? Fear no more, Direct Auto has five steps to help you steer out of a skid and regain control on a slick road.