Attorney Andy Taylor says Arkansas law requires drivers to drive at a reasonable and prudent speed during bad weather.
He says basically that means you should drive slow enough to avoid an accident, regardless of posted speed limits.
"I think a lot of people think when they drive on snow or ice, it's every man for himself; kinda like the bumper cars at he state fair and it's really not," Taylor said. "You have to be careful and aware of the ice. If you get out there and hurt someone, you are going to be held liable."
He says the safest thing to do is stay at home and off the roads when there is bad weather.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.