Hoosiers across several areas of Indiana recently saw their first snowfall
of the season. Although the snow was mostly light, some isolated areas
generated as much as an inch or two of the white stuff and the lake effect
snow quickly created low visibility in parts of north central Indiana.
While the sight of that first winter dusting is expected this time of
year, the increased chance of being involved in a winter weather related
car wreck is also more prevalent. At Wagner Reese, we want you to remember
those winter driving skills and techniques to keep yourself and others
safe on the road.
Driving becomes such an instinctive activity for us that we think it may
not require our active attention to make quick changes for safe traveling.
Since Indiana residents are most likely using winter driving techniques
for just a few months each year, it can be easy to fall back on normal
driving maneuvers. Here are a few helpful reminders intended to keep you
safe this season:
The dangers of winter driving extend far beyond snow, however. Ice, slush,
fog, blowing snow, sleet, and freezing temperatures all pose a threat
to Indiana drivers and can contribute to a serious winter driving accident.
During the winter driving season, we are all relying on one another to
keep our community safe. Over the next few weeks, we will continue to
write about winter driving topics on this blog and sharing tips for traveling
during this time on our
Facebook page. Stay tuned for when we talk about navigating through slush, sharing icy
roads with big trucks, and knowing what to do if involved in an interstate
accident this winter. Until then, please drive safely and enjoy the beautiful
If tragedy strikes and you or someone you love is injured in a winter related
driving accident, please call the
vehicular accident attorneys at Wagner Reese for a free consultation. We put decades of experience
to work for you, and we won’t collect any fees unless your case
is settled or won. Connect with us by
submitting our online form, and our attorneys will review your information, and respond promptly.
If you wish to speak directly with us, please call (888) 204-8440.