Every winter, New York City gets its fair share of cold weather and snow. A few of last year's snow storms were ones for the record books as the official snow accumulation total for New York City exceeded the records of previous years.
We need to support our city crews worker as they clear the roads and residents attempt to dig out from the mounds of snow covering the walkways, sidewalks, and parked vehicles each year. Temperatures often climb above the freezing mark, with snow constantly melting and refreezing which can make roads, crosswalks, and sidewalks especially slick and treacherous.
For residents who plan to brave the roadways this year, it's important to keep the following safe winter driving tips in mind.