Challenges during winter

winter tires

I think everyone that has driven a car during the winter period agrees that it is by far the most challenging period to drive in. You have all the challenges of snow, ice and even slush. They all form different challenges and more so if you don’t have the correct tires for them. The car tires are specifically designed to successfully cope with these weather conditions, so when you have the correct tires on your car you will be safe, while if you have the wrong tires you could be in real danger. You need high quality winter tires or all-weather tires that have been approved for winter use. With tires that have been approved for winter use, you can easily navigate through these conditions.

In addition to having good quality tires on your car, you also have to make sure that you have them mounted on your vehicle before the winter weather arrives. If you don’t have them mounted, it doesn’t matter how good the tires are. Trying to get to the tire service station with your all-season tires is associated with enough danger that it is not advisable to do so. If you do try it, you might end up in an accident. This is why it is so important that the tire change is done before the snow arrives and it is advisable to do so already as the temperatures drop below 45 degrees Fahrenheit.

When the snow finally arrives, you will have challenges with parking and the risk of getting stuck. It is always worth being prepared and having the right tools in your car to get out of trouble. It is good to have an ice scraper, a snowbrush and a shovel so you can dig yourself out in case you need it. Preparation both regarding the tires and the things you bring with you, can save you a lot of trouble.

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