Troopers urge caution on icy roads

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Warmer temperatures may be nice, until they cause icy road conditions.
Last night's rain froze overnight, with slick streets throughout the Fairbanks and North Pole area prompting warnings from law enforcement.
Ice on the road can cause a multitude of problems for both experienced and new drivers.
The icy surfaces can make stopping a challenge should a driver need to avoid hitting another car, a moose, or a pedestrian.
Winter tires are a good ally, but they can only do so much when it comes to icy roads.
Sergeant Josh Moore of the Alaska State Troopers talked about ways to stay safe during this warm spell.
Sgt. Josh Moore; Alaska State Troopers>>: "The road conditions are extremely horrible. There was freezing rain last night and the gravel and the trucks have been a little bit slow to get out and get out to the outlying roads. So it's just better for people, if you don't have to travel, stay home and stay off the roads."