8 tips to avoid winter driving wrecks

Published On: Feb 08 2013 09:58:27 AM PST   Updated On: Jan 08 2015 05:35:52 PM PST

As cold weather targets large pockets of the U.S., brush up on your winter driving know-how. Here's how to stay out of trouble when road conditions become icy.

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7. 4WD doesn't give you superpowers. On snow-covered mountain roads, it's always amazing to see how many of the vehicles that end up sliding off the road are equipped with four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. It gives a driver more control in some situations, but can also breed overconfidence.

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