MADISON (WKOW)-- The ground may still be green, but Governor Scott Walker is already preparing for a white Wisconsin.
He's urging the public to be prepared for the nasty driving conditions ahead as we celebrate "Snowplow Appreciation Day" on Monday.
Walker is using the occasion to remind drivers to slow down when they encounter snowplows and to limit driving during bad weather in the upcoming months.
State law requires drivers to be at least 200 feet behind a working snowplow. Transportation officials also suggest using caution when passing a working snowplow on the roadway. Plows can often kick up a cloud of snow that can easily obscure a driver's vision.
Drivers can get the latest road conditions by calling 511 or logging on to www.511wi.gov.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2013 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Program Manager Jessica Miller at 608-661-2794. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at email@example.com.