Winter Driving--Let's Review.

December 17, 2013

"We had a lot of dead batteries, a lot of cars in ditches, spin-outs, minor fender-benders."

Nancy Cain, AAA Michigan.

Drivers encountered dangerous roads for a fourth straight day in Metro Detroit. Several accidents were reported early Tuesday after about an inch of snow fell overnight. The season's first big snowfall over the weekend caused problems for drivers and road crews alike. Sub-freezing temperatures mean salt is taking longer to melt snow and ice. AAA Michigan spokeswoman Nancy Cain says the auto club took more than three-thousand calls for help over the weekend. She spoke with WDET's Pat Batcheller. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.