winter driving

ODOT: Ice developing on some highways

ASHLAND, Ore. — The weather was making for dangerous driving conditions across multiple areas Monday. The snow showers might settle down, but drivers could feel the aftermath well into the night on the roads. “We lost traction, tried to get traction back …

Tire chains? Here’s how to put them on

MEDFORD, Ore. — Tire chains. Something we all know about and have to have, but might not know how to put on. “Do em before you need ’em, obviously,” said Brett Anderson of Les Schwab Tires in Medford. “When you are in …

AAA: Now is the busiest time for holiday travel

MEDFORD, Ore. — 1.4 million Oregonians will travel over the holiday, that’s according to the American Automobile Association. AAA says Thursday is the busiest day of the year to travel, but that didn’t stop travelers in Medford. “I said uh… Houston, we have …

Holiday travel: Slow down on slippery roads

MEDFORD, Ore. — As many head home after Thanksgiving, drivers are being urged to use caution on the roads, especially on high mountain passes. The Oregon Department of Transportation says many local highways can be quite slippery due to rain and snow, …