The winter weather is still hitting us hard and while many of us may be tired of Mother Nature’s fury, several body shops around
"The snow the ice, sliding off the roads, sliding into ditches, sliding into other cars," said Rhonda Andrews-Woodruff with the car care company, Fox and Fox. She says this winter season has kept them especially busy.
"A lot of times this year you have people sliding and bumping into curbs they may not even realize they damaged their vehicle, in that case we see bent rims, damaged tires. So it is a very busy time of the year," she said.
"We filled each one that we got a call for within four hours,” said Frank Suarez with the City of
Also, when driving on icy roads, it’s important to remember to take extra care for those non emergency vehicles that rely on the streets to do their job. For example, mail carriers need space to work.
"We’re still out there delivering medicine and checks and everything that we do," said Postmaster of Fort Wayne, Cindy Klaiber.
As well as the hundreds of city, county and regional plow drivers.
The biggest driving tip to help yourself and others around you is to always slow down, allow yourself plenty of time for a turn, and try not to lock up your brakes. Indiana State Troopers say that nearly all of the weather related accidents this year in our area, have been caused by poor driving, not poor conditions.