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— Driving safely while driving on wet, icy or snowy roads isn’t easy for anyone. It requires preparation and concentration. Here are some basics to keep you safe when the roads in our community are not safe. Do a Check. After three years, a battery might need replacing. Turn on the headlights, then start the engine. If the lights brighten when the engine is running, your battery is weak and likely ready for a replacement. Also, check that your windshield fluid …

— By Ilana Berger After 52 years of driving, Carol Albright is proud of her record. She wants to keep that record clean, she said, which is one reason she signed up for AARP’s Smart Driver course at her local library, in East Greenbush. “Driving is a thing you come to take for granted over time,” said Albright, 70. “People say, ‘Oh, I’ve been driving for 50 years,’ and it can’t be taken for granted. You cannot be prepared for a …