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Preparing for Winter’s Wrath

Preparing for Winter’s Wrath

A variety of tips are being offered up to trucking companies and their drivers to help cope with what are expected to be hazardous operating conditions.

First and foremost, keep trucks off the roads if possible, explained Charlie Kilpatrick, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). That not only allows them to completely avoid slick road conditions and icy patches, particularly on bridges and overpasses, but makes it safer for snow-removal crews to do their work.

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