winter driving

A Guide to Winter Driving

A leisurely drive can go from delightful to disastrous, especially when the weather takes a turn for the worse.

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Whilst it's beneficial to use all-season or winter tyres during the winter months, it isn't mandatory. In some countries, such as Sweden, you must fit them to your vehicle between December and March, or face a fine.

Driving can throw many obstacles at you, none bigger than weather conditions. It’s important that you fully prepare yourself and your vehicle for worsening weather during the winter period.

 

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