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  • Looking for the Best Winter / Snow Tire for 2012-13?

  • …to compile measured data regarding starting and stopping distances on glare ice. In our tests, we reviewed several winter / snow tires and got a feel for each tire's bite capabilities, lateral handling grip and breakaway limits. These winter tires feature softer compounds than all-seasons that…

  • Ice Traction Comparison of All-Season, Summer and Winter / Snow Tires

  • …set of winter / snow tires will improve your acceleration, braking and cornering on an icy surface. Acceleration We began by comparing how long it took the test cars to cover the final 60-foot distance to the center of the ice rink as they accelerated for a dead stop. The summer tires relied heavily…

  • Is it Too Late to Buy Winter / Snow Tires?

  • …vs. Winter / Snow Tires" to see how much a difference winter tires make, especially in stopping distances. If you haven't yet considered purchasing winter / snow tires, it's not too late to experience the difference that they can make in winter driving. Find the right winter tires for…

  • Why You Need Winter / Snow Tires

  • …larger and heavier, they need more friction to stop and turn. Winter tires provide that additional capability for the stopping and turning, and of course, even more available grip for acceleration. We have found in our testing that a winter tire can provide up to a 40% increase in available…

  • Do I Really Need Four Winter / Snow Tires?

  • …showed that both the BMW and Honda had a shorter stopping distance when equipped with winters on all four corners. On the snow-covered track, the BMW saw about a 20 foot decrease in stopping distance when equipped with four winter / snow tires. This test was a 30 to 0 mph run. The Honda, when tested…

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  • Surviving Winter 2014: Snow Driving Tips from Tire Rack

  • …vehicle stops skidding, straighten out the wheel to complete your turn. This is easier said than done as we saw in the video. Of course, having the right tires means you're less likely to be skidding in the first place. Make sure you have optimal dedicated winter / snow tires or all-season tires

  • Winter Tires on Ice

  • …all-season tires on the front and winter tires on the back will require slower cornering speeds and longer stopping distances than the same vehicle equipped with four winter tires. This year, as usual, we tested the latest developments in winter traction by looking at and comparing the newest tires.

  • When Should I Replace My Winter / Snow Tires?

  • …replacing their tires when they reach 4/32" of remaining tread depth. Our tests have shown that shallow treads both reduce wet braking traction and increase stopping distances. Driving on snow and ice-covered roads is another story. Consider replacing tires when they reach approximately…

  • Why buy winter tires?

  • …with all-season tires on the front and winter tires on the back will require slower cornering speeds and longer stopping distances than the same vehicle equipped with four winter tires. The combined results of all of these tests help us select the correct tire to meet your winter driving needs.…

  • Winter Truck Tires

  • …benefit from a good set of winter snow tires! Keep in mind that while four-wheel drive helps you get moving quicker in the snow, it's of no extra help in stopping the vehicle. In fact, four-wheel drive systems add additional weight to a vehicle, therefore stopping distances on ice and snow can…

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