Winter storms strand motorists in Texas

It is one thing to get stranded on I-5 waiting for a storm to pass and the road over the Siskiyou‘s to get cleared. But I-10 in Texas? See Winter storm closes I-10, strands motorists in West Texas – USATODAY.com and Storm leaves 55 dead, thousands shivering – CNN.com

Motels get full and travelers often find themselves on the floor of an armory or other public facility when this happens. It may take several days to get the road cleared. With your own RV you can be a bit more comfortable, but only if you are prepared. A first part of that preparation is to respect winter weather and what it can do.

Update: Driving Safely On Icy Roads, AAA’s Robert Sinclair Offers Expert Advice – CBS News and its reference “For much more on this from AAA, click here

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