Follow these tips, get prepared, and stay safe during those long hours behind the wheel this holiday season:
• Prepare your vehicle. Make sure it is maintained and in good shape. Check your tire pressure, oil, and coolant.
• Be prepared for winter driving. Carry a snow scraper and brush, a flashlight, blankets, booster cables, and a shovel, and make sure that you have flares or emergency triangles.
• Check on road conditions and weather in advance. You may also want to try the Federal Highway Administration's site for traffic information and links to other traffic sites. Check the weather forecast before…