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Driving Tips for Winter Weather

Winter weather produces some of the most dangerous driving conditions. With more than 70% of Americans living where they experience winter weather conditions, understanding how to stay safe on snowy and icy roads is vital.

The Challenge of Logistics in Alaska

Transportation is the lifeblood of America's largest state, but challenges posed by geography and weather mean options are severely limited for eight months of the year.

Meet a Mack Snowplow Built for Tough Alaskan Winter [Photos]

Equipment Editor Jim Park shares photos from Valdez, Alaska, where he joined Mack Trucks' video crew filming an episode for season 2 of the Road Life series. The series is about Mack customers and their trucks, and this episode features a Mack Granite snowplow specially built for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

How to Handle Icy Roads

With some areas of the country experiencing the coldest weather in decades, now is a good time to remind your drivers how to avoid or correct a slide on icy roads.

Polar Vortex Chills Fleet Activity

The polar vortex storm that brought South Pole temperatures to the Midwest drastically reduced commercial fleet activity in the Chicago area and caused UPS and the U.S. Postal Service to suspend parcel and mail deliveries in several other states.

Top 5 Preventive Winter Driving Tips

Unsafe driving maneuvers including harsh acceleration and braking, sharp turns (cornering), and speeding over 80 mph become even more dangerous in winter weather conditions. Staying on top of driver safety is important.