Public Affairs Specialist, OH
O: (513) 762-3105 ext. (5503105)
C: (513) 401-4911
CINCINNATI, OH – (December 15, 2019) A wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow may create dangerous driving conditions overnight into Monday morning’s commute. AAA is urging local drivers to prepare tonight with these winter weather driving tips.
“Monday’s are typically busy days at The AAA Roadside Rescue Team Headquarters,” said Jenifer Moore, AAA spokeswoman. “We expect to have an even busier day tomorrow, and our team members are gearing up for the wintry conditions.”
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 is encouraging drivers to be prepared. White knuckle driving on slick roads often intensifies when roadways have increased traffic, especially during rush hour.
Freezing rain and ice may challenge drivers even before they attempt to leave home.
AAA recommends drivers take action before icing conditions begin:
AAA offer tips after icing conditions affect vehicles:
Drivers are urged to use caution if freezing rain occurs because ice-coated roadways can be treacherous.
Tips for Braking on Ice:
AAA provides automotive, travel and insurance services to 60 million members nationwide and nearly two and a half million members in Ohio. AAA advocates for the safety and mobility of its members and has been committed to outstanding road service for more than 100 years. The not-for-profit, fully tax-paying member organization works on behalf of motorists, who can now map a route, find local gas prices, discover discounts, book a hotel and track their roadside assistance service with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. For more information, visit www.AAA.com.
Who's in the Driver's Seat? The Transformation of Transportation
On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, AAA and TEDx Wilmington held the first TEDx Salon dedicated to ideas worth spreading in transportation.
This event had:
This TEDx WilmingtonSalon was organized in partnership with AAA
Go to Other AAA Clubs
This site serves residents of the AAA Club Alliance service area which includes Greater Hartford, CT Area, Cincinnati Tri-State Area, Miami County, OH, Greater Dayton, OH Area, Northwest Ohio, AAA Blue Grass & Bluefield Regions, Southern West Virginia, Kansas, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, and parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Write Us: AAA Club Alliance, One River Place, Wilmington, DE 19801