COLUMBIA - With snow and freezing winter temperatures on the horizon for mid-Missouri this winter, staying safe on the roads is more important than ever.
MoDOT offers tips to keep you safe.
-Always make sure to obey speed limits and avoid speeding when the roads are icy.
-If you see snow plows out and about, give them plenty of room and don't try to pass them.
-Keep all of your windows cleared of snow and ice.
-Keep your lights on at all times whether it's raining or snowing.
-Keep your gas tank above half full when the temperatures start to drop.