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Staying safe in the snow

Going to Tahoe? Or elsewhere to the snow? Then here’s some safety tips from CHP Officer Pete Mann of the Truckee office to help you avoid ending up like the driver in the photo: 1. Give yourself plenty of time. Don’t rush when you’re driving on snow or ice. Conditions can change suddenly in the Sierra during winter, turning a three-hour trip to 10 hours. “Plan for the unexpected,” Mann says. 2.If you haven’t put on chains before or not… Read More »