Avoiding a car accident during Houston’s winter freeze

KHOU is reporting that Houston’s current freezing temperatures are expected to continue. A freeze warning remains in effect for the Houston area and temperatures are expected to dip into the 20’s again today. Along with freezing weather comes the increased likelihood of ice on Houston’s roads and freeways and a greater likelihood of car accidents. KHOU has posted to their web site a list of tips that can help you prepare for a hard freeze, including how to prepare your vehicle.

Ice on the roadways in Houston is a rare event, so most Houstonians have little experience driving in icy conditions. Here are some suggestions on how to drive safely in freezing weather and a short YouTube video demonstrating driving techniques that can help you avoid a car wreck: How to Drive in Winter Weather