Illinois Residents have been dealing with the Polar Vortex, it has made travel extremely difficult. The Illinois State Police says if you are not prepared it could turn deadly.
State Trooper Sean Ramsey says it is extremely important that you do not forget the essentials for driving in cold weather at home.
Ramsey wants residents to be aware that if you are stranded on the side of the road do not be afraid to call 911, in fact it is the right thing to do.
Ramsey appeared as a guests on the Newstalk WTIM Morning Show.