Driving Tips for Winter Road Conditions

These helpful tips are good for anyone driving a distance this holiday season, as well as for those folks heading to snow country. Article includes toll-free phone number for up-to-the-minute road condition information.

Anyone hitting the road to catch some snow should read these winter driving tips provided by the California Department of Transportation.

Some of the tips, including allow enough time and keep your gas tank full, are good practices on a daily basis, according to information posted on the website.

The Caltrans Highway Information Network, (800) 427-7623, is a good telephone resource [it's voice-activated] for up-to-the-minute information on road conditions in California and Western Nevada (Lake Tahoe/Reno Area). The network is updated as conditions change.

Here's the latest L.A. Patch snow report as of Saturday, Dec. 22: .


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