Winter driving condtions return to southern Oregon

 

February 5, 2014                                                                                                           R3-05-14

DAN LATHAM, PIO        

Voice: (541) 957-3601; Cell: (541) 817--5200

Dan.Latham@odot.state.or.us

GARY LEAMING, PIO        

Voice: (541) 774-6388; Cell: (541) 621-3074

Gary.W.Leaming@odot.state.or.us

 

 

 

Winter driving returns to southern Oregon

 

ROSEBURG/MEDFORD — Drivers should prepare for the return of winter driving conditions, with the forecast for snow in the mountains and a mixture of possible snow and rain in the valleys. Travel in northern and central Oregon through the weekend could be hazardous.

Conditions can change without notice. Be sure to adjust your driving to the conditions:

 

  • ·       Plan ahead; leave early for your destination
  • ·       Slow down and leave extra stopping distance
  • ·       Pack tire chains and know how to put them on
  • ·       Don’t pass snowplows or sanders, and don’t follow them too closely; they will pull over!

 

Know Before You Go! Latest real-time road conditions: 511, www.TripCheck.com

For winter driving tips: http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/COMM/pages/winterdriving.aspx

 

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