Winter Safety Tips Before Driving on Winter Roads

Forest Area School District and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation are reminding everyone the winter season is again approaching. With combined efforts the Department, School District, school bus drivers and the motoring public, we can all achieve a successful and safe winter season.

Some winter safety tips to following before driving on winter roads are:

  • Keep the vehicle in good condition by prepping the vehicle for winter.
  • Check wiper blades and replace if needed and keep wiper fluid tank filled with appropriate fluid rated at -30 degrees.
  • Check Battery.
  • Check the cooling system is in working order.
  • Check tire pressure and tread levels. Replace tires if tread level is less than 2/32 of an inch.