Minnesotans are getting a reminder of what winter driving feels like. Meredith Mitts with Triple-A Minnesota says now is the time to…

“Go in for routine maintenance, make sure you have a good set of brakes and belts and hoses, that your fluids topped off, oil is clean, tires have air in them, many places offer multi-point inspections and can double-check your battery for you.”

Mitts also recommends installing new windshield wipers if necessary–and she says it’s a good idea to fill up the washer fluid, too.