Sub-Zero Temps puts a Focus on Winter Survival in Your Car

Much of the country, from the upper Midwest to Florida, is in an Arctic cold blast. But what does this mean for you when you travel? Becoming stranded in sub-zero temperatures is not only inconvenient, it can be deadly. So what advice is good advice? Who are the experts? One state that has its fair share of experience with winters is Minnesota. The guide titled “Winter Survival in Your Car” is an excellent resource for all winter drivers. It is produced by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Homeland Security and Emergency Management office.

This guide focuses on:
Survival Tips;
Winter Driving Tips;
Making a Winter Driving Survival Kit; and,
Making Emergency Phone Calls.

Winter Survival in Your Car by the Minnesota Dept of Public Safety
Winter Survival in Your Car by the Minnesota Dept of Public Safety

Take a few minutes to review the guide…it could save your life!

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Michael Gray

Mike has roots in the automotive service industry. He began diagnosing and fixing cars at a young age in his family’s service station. He has worked in automotive parts supply stores, towing companies, and service facilities. After graduating from St. Cloud State University (MN) with a Bachelor’s degree, he implemented and taught a basic car care program at the high school level. During work on his Master’s degree at Illinois State University (IL), he was a curriculum specialist on a National Science Foundation project where he co-authored ten integrated mathematics, science, and technology books designed for team teaching. Mike has also supervised teachers in Career and Technology Education as a school system administrator.

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