Select Your Destination
 

< Feature Stories >

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

Fish-for-free with your family on Sunday, May 26

An inside look with Shawn Starks

The Eaton Calendar - May 21

C&N Donates $150,000 to Benefit Local Education

We're dancing in the streets as we celebrate First Friday!

More than just a day event - join the initiative every day!

Wellsboro Women's Chorus To Host Concert, May 4th

 
 
 

The Briefing – Winter Driving Safety

Ride along as Chief of Police Jim Bodine advises safe driving tips

 

by Morgan Koziar, , - January 24, 2017

Have you ever been in a dangerous situation on the roads during the winter months? Hopefully the answer to that question is no, however, if you ever do find yourself in a hazardous condition on the roads, we have some advice for you! Home Page Correspondent, Morgan Koziar had the opportunity to go on a ride along with the Wellsboro Police Chief, Jim Bodine to find out more information about driving in the winter. Chief Bodine provided some helpful insight on the things that he encounters on the roads as a police office, and he also shared some helpful tips and advice to keep you and your family safe on the roads this winter! For starters, Chief Bodine recommends that you only leave your home if necessary.

Because of the fluctuating weather in Tioga County, we as residents never know what to expect! It’s important to prepare as best as you can by checking the weather ahead of time, and giving yourself extra time to arrive to your destination. It’s always a good idea to keep some items in your vehicle in case an emergency was to arise. Items such as a flashlight, blanket, warm clothing, water, and ice scrapers. If you find yourself sliding in your vehicle or you encounter black ice, don’t panic! To keep yourself and your vehicle as safe as possible, you don’t want to make any sudden moves. Lightly apply pressure to your brakes and try to regain control of the vehicle in a straight path.

As you can expect, Chief Bodine has encountered many dangerous situations in his 19 years of law enforcement. Chief Bodine talked about a situation regarding himself and black ice where he too had to regain control of the vehicle to prevent an accident. The more experience that you have driving in bad weather can help, however, experience doesn’t make you invincible from hazardous situations. That is why it is crucial that you only leave your house if necessary when the roads are bad.

Thank you for joining us today on Wellsboro Home Page!

We pray for protection and safety over our viewers, PENNDOT employees, law enforcement, and the fire and EMS department while driving during the winter months. God Bless!

Credits:

Idea/Concept: Morgan Koziar

Videography: Andrew Moore

Video Editing: Andrew Moore

Writing: Morgan Koziar, ,

Correspondent: Morgan Koziar

 

Produced by Vogt Media

Funded by Penn Wells Hotel / Lodge, Laurel Health Centers

< Current Stories >

 

See More Current Stories

 

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

May 25 2019

 

Planes, pancakes, and activities for all!

May 24, 2019

 

Meyer, Johnson to continue athletic careers in college this fall

May 24, 2019

 

Dr. Mayo continues her series on emotions

May 23, 2019

 

Fish-for-free with your family on Sunday, May 26

May 22, 2019

 

Come and enjoy the 27th annual celebration!

May 22, 2019

 

An inside look with Shawn Starks

May 21, 2019

 

Excerpts from the Eaton Calendar - Update

May 21, 2019

 

The Greatest Generation - May 24th at Deane Center

May 21, 2019

 

NTL teams compete at 2019 District Championships

May 20, 2019

 

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

May 18, 2019

 

Training Children in Spirit, Mind, and Body

May 17, 2019

 

Wellsboro Men's Chorus, WAHS Men's Chorus & HG Young Men's Choir

May 16, 2019

 

Personal Profile of a Rotary Foreign Exchange Student

May 15, 2019

 

Fun and exciting education at the Southern Tioga School District

May 14, 2019

 

Motions, reports and the Community Garden

May 14, 2019

 

Local teams compete for Northern Tier League crowns

May 13, 2019

 

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

May 11, 2019

 

Talking About & Treating Incontinence

May 10, 2019

 

Shoemaker in custody on multiple charges

May 9, 2019

 

Wellsboro High School launches aviation curriculum

May 9, 2019

 

STEAM Team joins Warren L. Miller students

May 9, 2019

 

Tioga County rivals compete in final league meet

May 8, 2019

 

Doney, Rowland throw complete games to earn wins on the mound

May 7, 2019

 

Education is key to a strong and prosperous community

May 2, 2019

 

5 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Ransomware Attack

May 6, 2019

 

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

May 4, 2019

 

We're dancing in the streets as we celebrate First Friday!

May 3, 2019

 

How disaster response agencies prepare for disasters

May 3, 2019

 

3-run 1st inning improves Wellsboro's record to 6-4

May 2, 2019

 
 

Load More Stories