According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are approximately 5,870,000 motor vehicle accidents every year. Of those 5.87 million accidents, 1.3m or 23% of these accidents are weather related. Looking further at the data, 74% of weather related crashes occurred on wet pavement. California is expected to have an unusually wet winter which will bring havoc to our roads. Make certain to check your tires for adequate tread and pressure, don’t tail the driver in front of you, and slow down!