CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS)-
With light snow in the forecast for much of the
state, MoDOT is reminding drivers to be ready to adjust to driving conditions as the
predicted snow flies.
Officials say even light precipitation can
quickly cause roads to become slick and dangerous.
According to MoDOT, of the biggest travel issues when winter
weather strikes is black ice.
Officials say motorists need to be especially cautious as
falling drizzle freezes or melted snow refreezes making black ice a concern,
especially on bridges and overpasses.
encourages drivers to remember the following tips when driving in inclement
-Always wear your seat belt.
-Use common sense, and adjust
your speed to suit driving conditions.
-If weather conditions warrant
windshield wipers, turn your headlights on. They help you see and help other
drivers see you. Plus, it's the law.