With winter weather on its way, make sure you are prepared.

MDOT provides alerts to drivers about lane-blocking incidents, which is in cooperation with law enforcement, first responders and dispatch centers.

According to a release, "Well-informed drivers can make better decisions to ease congestion and increase safety."

You can sign up for county-specific alerts from MDOT here.

If you prefer not to get notifications, you can always check MDOT's traffic information website to view weather and traffic conditions in real time.

Drive safe, and remember to Just Drive.

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