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Car Safety Tips During Winter Weather

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- As temperatures drop, there are several things you can do to make driving in the cold easier on you and your vehicle. 

Before you even leave your home the National Safety Council has a list of things you should always have with you, some of which include blankets, non-perishable food, a bag of salt, and an ice scraper.

And most of us tend to warm up our cars before getting up to speed, but AAA reminds us not to let cars idle in an enclosed area like a garage.

It also recommends keeping your gas tank at least half full to avoid a gas line freeze-up.

Additionally, it's good to keep your tires properly inflated.

More tips can be found here: 

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