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  • 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…

  • 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…

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  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.


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