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AAA Tidewater Va. gives winter driving tips as one-year anniversary of I-95 backup approaches

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Posted at 12:26 PM, Dec 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-29 12:26:22-05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — AAA Tidewater Virginia is reminding motorists to use safe driving practices, which includes keeping an emergency winter driving kit in your vehicle.

The reminder comes as we approach the one-year anniversary of the backup on I-95. Holly Dalby, AAA Tidewater director of public relations, stressed the importance of having a driving kit on hand, especially in snowy and icy conditions.

“Winter driving kits can be a life saver in situations where you are stuck on the road for long periods of time,” said Dalby. “The I-95 backup last year specifically underscores just how important these kits can be in an emergency.”

AAA compiled a list of necessities to help you if you experience an emergency while driving in the winter.

AAA winter driving kit

For more information, click here.