During the winter in Montana, driving in the snow is something you do fairly often. The winters in Montana can be harsh and can also make travel extremely difficult.

On Thursday morning, Bozeman residents woke up to the first of many significant snow storms that we will experience this winter. Living in Manhattan, I commute into Bozeman for work every weekday. I have personally experienced some near death experiences on Interstate 90 as a result of other drivers driving erratically and irresponsibly in the snow.

If you don't take it slow when there's snow and ice on the road, you could easily put your life in danger, as well as the lives of other drivers. With the recent growth in the Bozeman area, it is likely that some new residents haven't driven in snow often.

Here are a few tips for driving in the snow