Lauren Maloney talked with VTrans Secretary Chris Cole about all things winter weather.
Tuesday, provided a taste of what this season has in store. Cole reminds motorists about the rules of the road, and to leave time for snow plows to get the roads clear.
VTrans suggests to always choose real winter tires, not “all season” for the best traction possible in winter conditions. Winter tires are specifically designed for temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit and work in conjunction with safety features such as four-wheel-drive.
Something new for the agency this year, it is offering signing bonuses of up to $1,000 for plow drivers and mechanics, due to a wave of retirements that left the agency with an urgent need to fill positions.
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