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Snowy weather brings reminder on road safety

 

October 23, 2020

Winter weather has arrived, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation wants drivers to be ready for conditions.

Hundreds of snowplow operators work during winter storms to keep road conditions as safe and clear as possible. Motorists should remember to slow down, stay alert, and stay back at least 10 car lengths and use extra caution when driving near snowplows.

The same goes for general safe driving on winter roads. The Cloquet Police Department on Wednesday reported that the Tuesday snowfall led to five automobile damge accidents. Officers responded to two vehicles in ditches and as...



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