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Driving on U.S. 2 Can Become Treacherous in Winter

Sections of U.S. 2 can become a driving nightmare during the harsh winter months, but Washington State Patrol troopers are working to help the thousands of drivers who run into trouble each year while heading over Stevens Pass. Roughly 5,000 drivers go across the pass each day, and four Washington State Patrol troopers and some …

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Remember Winter Preparedness Kit for Traveling in Snowy Areas

There were a few closures on the Snoqualmie Pass following Sunday night’s snow, and police say this should serve as a reminder to get ready for winter. No matter where you live, every driver should have a winter emergency kit that includes first aid, warm clothes and snacks. You could get stuck due to closed …

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Washington Approves New Traction Device as Alternative to Chains

The state of Washington has approved a new traction device that can be used on highways as an alternative to chains in the winter, according to KAPP TV. The product is called the AutoSock, and it is essentially a shower cap big enough to fit around your tires. The lightweight fabric grips the snow like …

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