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Snow Plows

eight snow plows travel in tandem pushing snow off a snowy road.

DON’T CROWD THE PLOW

They’re here to help – treat them with respect.

Four snow plows are on a sunny snowy road pushing snow.

DON’T TAILGATE AND TRY NOT TO PASS

If you really have to pass, use extreme caution and NEVER pass on the right.


A snowplow is up against the median pushing snow.

GIVE SNOW PLOWS ROOM TO WORK

They are wide and can cross the center line or shoulder.


7 snow plows travel in tandem on freeway lanes pushing snow.

SNOW PLOWS FREQUENTLY TOP AND BACK UP

Stay back and give them plenty of room – you know, don’t crowd the plow.


5 snow plows travel in tandem clearing a snowy road.

STAY BACK AT LEAST 200 FEET

Following a snow plow too closely often results in broken windshields or damaged paint.


Profile view of a large snow plow with the tow plow attachment on a snowy freeway.

PLOWS TRAVEL BELOW THE SPEED LIMIT

Be patient and allow yourself plenty of space to slow down.


Screen cap from UDOT website that tracks where snow plows are. Image shows animated snow plows on a map.

SEE UDOT SNOW PLOWS

The UDOT traffic app and traffic website show where UDOT snowplows are in real time and where they’ve been over the last half hour.


Text reads to report an issue with a snow plow, 801-965-4000 or srwebmail@utah.gov

TO REPORT AN ISSUE WITH A UDOT SNOW PLOW

Call 801-965-4000 or email srwebmail@utah.gov