INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indiana State Police is reminding drivers to stay safe with snow predicted for Tuesday’s morning commute.
Sgt. John Perrine tweeted out the following tips:
Some other tips from Indiana State Police include:
Beware of bridges, underpasses, overpasses and shaded areas and intersections where ice is slow to melt
- When braking on ice, apply gentle, but firm pressure without locking your brakes
- And if you do start to slide, release your brakes and steer your car in the direction you are sliding.
If you happen to get stranded:
- Do not leave your car
- Tie a brightly colored cloth to your antenna -Roll down a window a small amount
- Don’t panic! If your car is idling, it will only use one gallon of gas per hour
To report road conditions, call INDOT at 1-800-261-7623.