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2. Traction is everything. You control your vehicle with steering, braking, and acceleration. When it gets slick, go easy on the accelerator, but also on the steering wheel and brakes. If you jerk the wheel in wet snow, the car will likely continue to go in a straight line even if the tires are turned all the way to one side.
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4. Assume that other drivers are amateurs. This really depends upon where you live, but unless you're in some tiny town where you're acquainted with everybody and know who can drive well and who can't, don't give other drivers the benefit of the doubt. If you see another car coming, give it as much space as possible.
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6. Practice makes perfect. If you live somewhere where it snows a lot—or at all, really—it's not a bad idea to find a vacant parking lot in which to practice driving in the white stuff. Hit the gas, slam on the brakes, jerk the steering wheel. Slide the car and spin it around to see what those things feel like and how best to straighten out. This will help you learn your car's limits.
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7. 4WD doesn't give you superpowers. On snow-covered mountain roads, it's always amazing to see how many of the vehicles that end up sliding off the road are equipped with four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. It gives a driver more control in some situations, but can also breed overconfidence.