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Safety Tips for Driving Over Icy Bridges

Safety Tips for Driving Over Icy Bridges

Icy bridges, a winter weather hazard that's often underestimated, cause more injuries and fatalities than tornadoes, lighting and floods combined each year.

January 14, 2019

Driving on a Wet Road

Driving on a Wet Road

AAA offers several tips so drivers can use the safest approach when driving on a wet road. Read the full driver training tip here. Video via MonkeySee.

March 23, 2018

Video: How to Drive in the Rain

Video: How to Drive in the Rain

Spring showers can quickly turn into downpours, and that can mean dangerous road conditions for drivers. The vast majority of weather-related crashes happen on wet pavement and during rainfall — 73% on wet pavement and 46% during rainfall.

March 23, 2018

Handling an Ice Skid

Handling an Ice Skid

Winter brings snow and ice on roadways, so here's a tip to help drivers handle an ice skid. Richard D'Astolfo of Aclubdriving.com gives three tips in this Howcast video. Read the full story here.

March 2, 2018

Video: How to Handle an Ice Skid

Video: How to Handle an Ice Skid

It doesn't take much snow or ice to make roads dangerous in the winter. While knowing how to handle an ice skid is critical, avoiding getting into one in the first place is even more vital.

March 2, 2018

Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Despite slick road conditions, a driver fails to slow down when approaching a tow truck parked on the side of a Michigan highway. Dashcam video courtesy of the Michigan State Police and WTHR. For the full safety tip, click here.

January 29, 2018

Video Safety Tip: Accommodating Snow Plows
Don't Crowd the Plow

Don't Crowd the Plow

The Lake County Division of Transportation in Illinois offers advice on how to safely share the road with snow-plow trucks. Video via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

December 16, 2017

Video Safety Tip: Understanding Traction Control
How Traction Control Works

How Traction Control Works

A vehicle's traction control system restricts wheel spin when accelerating on slippery surfaces. But there are two specific situations when traction control isn't advantageous and should be turned off. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council.

December 11, 2017

Video Safety Tip: Winter Emergency Kits

Video Safety Tip: Winter Emergency Kits

With temperatures dropping and snowfall forecast for many areas, now is a great time for fleet drivers to make sure their winter emergency kit is fully replenished and onboard.

November 13, 2017

Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

It's the time of year when fleet drivers need to make sure their vehicle is equipped with a winter emergency kit. But what should be included? Video courtesy of Bisnett Insurance. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

November 12, 2017

Video Safety Tip: Driving in Snow

Video Safety Tip: Driving in Snow

It's that time of year again. A number of areas have already seen the first snowfall of the season. AAA offers advice for driving in wintry conditions.

November 6, 2017

Driving in Wintry Conditions

Driving in Wintry Conditions

AAA's driving expert, William Van Tassel, offers advice for safe winter driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

November 6, 2017

Safety Tip: Cooling System Maintenance

Safety Tip: Cooling System Maintenance

When coolant freezes, it expands and poses a danger to your vehicle's engine block. Here's advice from NHTSA on how to protect your cooling system and avoid vehicle breakdowns in frigid temperatures.

January 9, 2017

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