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Are winter tires a necessity in snowy climates?

Are winter tires a necessity in snowy climates?

Winter is almost here, which means the weather will continue to get colder and the snow will be in abundance. When it comes to driving in the snow, certain areas of the roads can be scary, especially if they aren’t heavily trafficked or are very icy. In areas where it snows heavily, winter tires are common for car owners to keep stored and to bring out during these conditions to make driving safer. But are they a necessity in snowy climates?  Winter tires, also known as snow tires, definitely have their benefits. They offer extremely good traction, with much more tread than a standard tire. This additional tread helps them to be able to properly make traction with the road even when snow is thick. This helps ensure that you have proper control of your vehicle in these conditions.  Since winter tires should only be put on your vehicle during the winter, they last for years and years. This means that they can be a great investment overall since you aren’t using th ... read more

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