Category Archives: Winter Tips

Make sure your car is ready for a safe trip to Lake Tahoe

Headed to Lake Tahoe for a ski weekend? Planning ahead is key and a quick check to see if your vehicle is equipped to handle the Sierra road trip is the first place to start. The first steps are to … Continue reading

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Winter driving in Lake Tahoe

Go slow and go easy on the brakes. Lake Tahoe winters can bring extreme weather conditions that can change in the course of minutes. Motorists can be faced with fog, blowing snow and white outs, black ice, hard-packed icy roads, … Continue reading

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Plan ahead for your successful Lake Tahoe holiday trip

Whether you’re traveling to Lake Tahoe by way of car or by air, getting here safely is priority one. Plan ahead and give yourself extra traveling time to avoid last-minute problems that may come up. As you prepare, try to … Continue reading

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Chains or Snow Tires?

Whether you plan to use studded snow tires or install chains when the snow flies, the goal is the same: you want a safe trip on the road during the icy and snowy conditions. Your best and safest bet is … Continue reading

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Winter Driving Tips

With the first snow of the season hitting the Sierra earlier this month, now is as good a time as any to brush up on your winter driving skills. So whether you’re down in the valley or you plan to … Continue reading

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Prepare Your Vehicle Before Snowmageddon

So you’re going on a road trip and you’re going to cross some mountain passes. But the weather forecast calls for heavy snow and high winds. If you are going to drive in a snowstorm you want to be smart … Continue reading

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