Highway Patrol on Winter Storm

A winter storm is rolling through the region and local Highway Patrol is offering safety reminders for anyone traveling on Basin roads. One often overlooked safety practice is to check your tire pressure and be sure to have good tires on your vehicle that can handle winter weather conditions, shares Sgt. Kellie Oaks. Then of course, in addition to buckling up, please travel with food, water and blankets to care for your family if you were ever to become stranded in bad weather. “We are always available to help you if you encounter trouble while traveling on our state highways,” says Sgt. Oaks. Multiple agencies, including Highway Patrol, will be out this weekend doing DUI and seatbelt enforcement. Be smart and stay safe!

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.