For those unfamiliar with black ice, it’s a very thin coating of ice on a road. It technically isn’t black, but is so thin and transparent that drivers can’t always differentiate between wet or icy roadways.
Esurance reminds that black ice usually forms at night or early morning and is barely noticeable until it is too late and after drivers have potentially lost control of their vehicles.
So how can you protect yourself, your passengers and your car when there’s a potential for black ice?
Cars.com says know where it can form like bridges, overpasses, shady areas and roads that don't' get a lot of traffic.