Tips from a Penguin: How to avoid falling on the ice

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — People are already falling on the ice this winter; here are a few tips to help minimize your risk of falling on the ice.  The Penguin walk helps remind us how to walk on ice.

  • Keep your weight forward and on your front foot
  • Keep your arms out by your side to help you balance
  • Walk flat footed and take short shuffling steps
  • Wear footwear that provides traction
  • Step down, not out from curbs
  • Keeps your knees slightly bent
  • Walk on snow or grass if possible

Of course, the best advice is to avoid going out in icy weather whenever possible.  You can stay stay on top of the latest weather forecast right here at

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