Do you know what to do if your car gets stuck during a winter storm?

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STAY in the vehicle.

  • If you leave your vehicle, you will become disoriented quickly in wind-driven snow and cold.
  • Run the motor about 10 minutes each hour for heat.
  • While running the motor, open the window a little for fresh air to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • Clear snow from the exhaust pipe to avoid gas poisoning.

Be VISIBLE to rescuers.

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  • Turn on the dome light at night when running the engine.
  • Tie a bright colored cloth, preferably red, to your antenna or door.
  • After snow stops falling, raise the hood to indicate you need help.

For up to date road conditions, dial 800.288.1047 or 5-1-1 from any mobile device. 

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