JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Cold temperatures are expected Tuesday night, the Mississippi Department of Transportation reminds motorists to stay alert, slow down, and stay in control while driving.
MDOT personnel are on standby Tuesday night in case any precipitation causes hazardous driving conditions on highways and roadways.
In case of precipitation, motorists are urged to slow down when traveling over bridges and overpasses and be aware of possible icy patches.
MDOT offers the following safety tips for motorists:
MDOT recommends drivers keep a winter survival kit in their vehicle.
Recommended items are:
The Mississippi Department of Transportation encourages all motorists to drive carefully, especially in wintry weather conditions.
Drivers should stay alert, slow down and stay in control while traveling during winter weather.
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