Hazardous roadways across ArkLaTex

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UPDATE: The snow is down falling from the sky, but what’s left on the ground is causing problems.

Roadways across the are are covered with leftover snow, slush and ice.

Law enforcement is encouraging motorists to avoid driving if possible.

If you do have to drive, go SLOW and use extreme caution.

It’s harder to control or stop your vehicle on a slick or snow-covered surface.

On the road, increase your following distance enough so that you’ll have plenty of time to stop for vehicles ahead of you

Know whether your vehicle has an antilock brake system and learn how to use it properly. Antilock brake systems prevent your wheels from locking up during braking.

If you have antilock brakes, apply firm, continuous pressure to the brake pedal. If you don’t have antilock brakes, you may need to pump your brakes if you feel your wheels starting to lock up.

The roads across the ArkLaTex are covered with snow, slush and ice. 

There have been reports of multiple vehicle crashes. 

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