DOT winter driving tips

HARLEM VALLEY — New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has provided the following tips for driving safely during winter weather. Motorists are also instructed to call 511 or visit www.511ny.org for the latest driving conditions.

Some of the most important tips for safe winter driving include:

•Never follow a snowplow too closely or attempt to pass one. Remember that the highway ahead of the plow is usually snow-covered.

•Adjust speed for road conditions and maintain a safe distance from other vehicles.

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