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Snow Tires: When And If They Should Be Put On

Snow tires are great if you happen to live in a cold climate that sees a lot of snow and ice. They help with braking on slippery surfaces and keeping a grip on the road when driving in wintery weather, but when are you supposed to switch over to snow tires from regular tires? Carolyn Goard, communications manager with the …

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Winter Tires: Tips To Keep You Safe

Whether you want to admit it or not, winter is almost here and that means snow, ice and sleet in many parts of the country. As much as most of us would like to stay bundled up and inside on those cold wintery days, it just isn’t possible and travel is a daily necessity for most people. Winter can make …

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Winter Tires, Are They Worth Buying?

Winter is here, and for most of the country the roads are slick, icy and full of snow. Is it worth it to buy snow or winter tires? Many drivers who live in icy snowy winters use all-season tires throughout the year and some use chains. But winter tires or snow tires can be a better choice, if the winters …

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Winter Tire Alternatives: Green, but Effective?

As earlier reported by us, it is catching on that winter tires damage our lungs and heart more than they protect us from slipping on the highway. While this may be true, it is still pretty obvious that we need some sort of extra protection while driving over this winter’s ice and snow. Thankfully, there are options other than the …

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Winter Tires- Get Them Cheap On Black Friday

Winter can be hard on vehicles and if you want yours to last, you have to get it ready for the cold weather. One of the most important parts of your vehicle to consider during the winter is your tires. Even if the tread on your tires is good, they hold air and drive well, you still may need to …

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Winter Tires Cause Health Problems, Swedish Medical Researchers Claim

At a time when Sweden will soon get hit with its usual seasonal winter weather, medical researchers are asking for a ban against winter tires. In the 1960s, these tires were first introduced to consumers in the United States. Metal studs inserted into the tire were made to enhance the friction on slippery roads, particularly those covered in snow or …

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Winter Tires Risk Being Banned After Research

It’s 32 degrees with a low of 28 in Sweden right now, and medical researchers there are calling for a ban on studded winter tires. Many people worldwide use the drop in weather to determine when its time to change into their winter tires, but according to the Alaska Dispatch, researchers in Sweden are declaring that studded winter tires actually …

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