"Check antifreeze annually:" AAA issues winter driving advisory for Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE -- As much of the state prepares significant snowfall and freezing temperatures, AAA Wisconsin recommends motorists brush up on winter driving techniques.

Throughout the winter season across the United States, AAA expects to service nearly 7.8 million calls for help. More than 1.4 million requests for help with a dead battery are expected, AAA also expects to retrieve more than 1 million sets of keys locked inside vehicles, change more than 1 million flat tires and perform more than 338,000 vehicle extrications during the winter season.

Drivers can avoid the causes of some roadside breakdowns by keeping their vehicles properly maintained.  AAA advises motorists to follow their vehicle manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule and make sure their vehicle is ready for the rigors of winter driving.

Here are a few things to add to your list before heading out:

                Additionally, AAA recommends the following tips for winter driving: