- When dealing with bad road conditions, here are some tips from the Wisconsin State Patrol.
They ask that you be prepared for unexpected winter road conditions by checking roads before you head out.
You can do that by going to 511wi.gov or calling 5-1-1.
You're looking at the current road conditions right now from the website.
Their tips for traveling include allowing extra time for travel.
Slowing down and driving for conditions.
Keeping plenty of space between you and the car in front of you, as sudden stops and sharp turns will likely cause your car to lose control.
They also want drivers to be extra cautious on interchange ramps.
Story By: Hayley Tenpas