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Nine bad winter driving habits to avoid

Microsoft IES Logo By Francis Brière for MSN Autos of Microsoft IES | Slide 1 of 9

Following too closely

Need we say more? Anyone who's attended driving school knows that you should keep a three-second distance between you and the car in front. So why shouldn't this rule apply in the winter? If anything, you should increase the distance. The reason is simple: even with winter tires, braking distances are greater on slippery and cold roads.Related Autos links:How to survive being strandedYour first winter: What to expect and how to cope
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