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December 19, 2014 Social Share
Battling snow and ice on the roadways can be tricky and dangerous. While snow is easy to spot on the roadways and sidewalks, black ice is extremely dangerous because of its near transparent appearance. Black ice forms with very few air bubbles, causing it to be visually transparent and often mistaken for wet pavement.
Black ice is more problematic in the mornings and at night when temperatures drop. Trouble spots to be mindful of include bridges and shaded areas of the roadway.
Here are a few driving tips if you suspect black ice on the roadways:
If you encounter ice:
Black ice is often patchy, so follow these tips and hopefully your tires will soon find traction.
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