Answer: 4 to 10 times longer
It takes significantly longer to stop in ice and snow than in ideal driving conditions. “As a driver, you have to be looking that much farther ahead,” Cox said. “You never want to get in a situation where you’re forced to react.
“People think good reactions make a good driver. Reactions are when you already made a mistake,” Cox said. “Ultimately, you want to be able to identify not only the problem but the solution and respond accordingly.”