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Ten things for winter-driving virgins to know before hitting snowy roads

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Number 4: Before moving your car, clean snow, ice or dirt from the windows
Also clear the forward sensors, headlights, tail lights and backup camera.
Number 3: Make sure your windshield wipers work and replace worn blades
Consider installing heavy-duty winter wipers if you live in an area that gets a lot of snow and ice.
Continue to keep counting down the ten things for winter-driving virgins to know before hitting snowy roads.
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