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IDAHO TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT'S WINTER DRIVING
to the Idaho Transportation Department's Winter Driving Web site. This site
provides information about the transportation department's efforts to keep Idaho's
highway system safe and clear during the snow season. The site consists of:
- Winter Response Overview:
This page explains how ITD prepares for the snow season and how it decides
the order that roads should be cleared.
- Anti-Icing: This
is seeing increasing use with ITD. Find out why at this page.
- Winter Driving
Checklist: Is your vehicle ready for
winter? Do you have what you need in case of an emergency? Find
out on this page.
- Winter Driving
Tips: This page explains why accident
rates go up in the winter, and what you can do to avoid them.
Road Report Poster: This downloadable
PDF file includes road report hot lines and web addresses for
Idaho and surrounding states, weather information and Idaho
State Police regional phone numbers. Post this in your office or
- Studded Snow Tires:
Snowstorms may not be part of the immediate weather forecast, but
Oct. 1 marks the date for legal use of studded snow tires in
Note: These documents are
provided in Adobe® Acrobat™ (.pdf) format. To view and/or
print these forms you will need to download the Adobe® Acrobat™
Reader Version 4.0 or later. To get a free copy of the software,
click the "Get Acrobat" image.
For more information on magnesium
chloride or snow removal, contact Dave
Jones, State Maintenance Engineer, at