1. Knowing how to drive in every form of weather
Ever driven behind someone with Florida plates in the middle of a snow storm? Be grateful when you see a license plate from one of the Great Lakes states. They’ll be the ones flying by you going the speed limit on I-96 (or 20 mph over the speed limit on I-90) while you’re left squinting through all the snowflakes and crawling along the rumble strip. Rain, sleet, hail, snow, slush — we’ve seen it all and can handle our vehicle (usually without four-wheel drive) through it all.