With winter weather on the way, the Virginia Department of Transportation is warning drivers to be careful.
A winter storm is expected to drop between four and eight inches of snow on Greater Williamsburg, and that can mean slick roads and low visibility, according to a VDOT press release.
VDOT recommends staying off the roads during the storm, but for those who have to travel, there are simple precautions to take. Drive slowly, at a safe following distance. Give snow plows the right of way. And allow extra time.
Drivers should also keep a winter-weather emergency kit in their vehicles.
A proper emergency kit contains items such as road flares, a jack, a lug wrench, a blanket and snacks.
Temperatures are expected to remain below freezing for the next few days.
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