Each year, over 800 people die in the U.S. in auto crashes caused by winter weather such as snow and ice.
Driving on black ice is particularly dangerous because many times you don’t see it ahead of time until it’s too late.
Read on to learn how to drive on black ice to prevent a winter car accident this year.
What is Black Ice?
Black ice is actually not black. Black ice is clear but often looks black because of the pavement underneath.
Black ice is often a very thin sheet of ice on the road. It is very difficult to see it. That’s what makes it so dangerous.