Winter Travel Tips

Winter driving on roads and highways in the snow-capped mountains of California can be a pleasant adventure or it can be frustrating, tiring and sometimes even hazardous. Follow this winter driving guide to make your experience safe and uneventful.

Road Conditions


Stay ahead of the storm

Know what you’re driving into before you leave the driveway. Check and bookmark our road conditions page for heads up on chain controls and closures.

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Driving Tips from the Experts


Live by these driving tips from the California Department of Transportation

What to Keep in your Car


Be sure keep these items in your car in case you encounter an accident

  • First Aid Kit
  • Water
  • Flashlight
  • Blanket
  • Cell Phone

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