An interesting metric from the ISDA Executive Vehicle & Secure Transportation Survey – Seventy percent of survey participants drive in winter conditions—this aligns with the national (U.S.) average.
No doubt driving in winter conditions can be challenging for the Security Driver. These are some statistics.
17% of all vehicle crashes occur during winter conditions.
It takes up to 10 times longer to stop on snow and ice than it does on dry pavement.
While four-wheel traction systems can help a car get moving in snow and ice and provide extra control when turning, they don’t help it to stop much faster than a front- or rear-wheel-drive car.
Over 70% of the nation’s roads are located in snowy regions, which receive more than five inches (or 13 cm) average snowfall annually.
A collection of articles
Cold Weather Driving Tips and Kits
Winter Driving and TV Ads
Cold Weather and Tire Pressure