DOTD advises drivers to wash their cars

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Go clean your car! Officials from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is advising drivers to rinse their vehicles in the aftermath of the snow storm.

They say rinsing your car will prevent the salt build-up that was used to de-ice the roads and remove the dirt and slush from the roads.

Additionally, motorists should be aware that salt and sand on the roadways will not cause any hazards. Rain that's forecasted this weekend should wash away any remaining materials on the road.

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