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No Need to Go Snow Shoeing

tags: community
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 12:00:00 am

… Unless you want to, of course. We usually see a moderate amount of snow during winters here in Oklahoma City. In fact, we average more than 8 inches per year of snowfall in OKC. While snow on the ground is a great excuse for making snow ice cream, going sledding, building a snowman and all sorts of other fun activities, sometimes life keeps calling and you have to get out of the house despite the slushy stuff on the ground.

In those instances, we want you to travel safely. Here’s a link to regional snow routes for our area and one for snow routes in Oklahoma City.

And here are a few winter driving tips from the City as well:

  • If possible, avoid driving while streets are covered in ice and snow.
  • Have your vehicle winterized by a qualified mechanic.
  • Make sure your tires have adequate tread for the conditions.
  • Reduce speeds.
  • Allow more time to slow down and stop.
  • Allow more space between you and the car in front of you.
  • Be sure to use your headlights so your car is visible during inclement weather.

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