When you drive during the winter, you want to make sure that you take all the necessary precautions to make sure that you stay safe. In order to be sure that you are safe when you drive, you need a car that has the proper tyres to handle the challenges that winter brings with it.
Your tyres should be approved for winter use and if it is harsh winter weather you should have a set of suv studded tyres to optimally handle icy, slushy and snowy roads. If you don’t have winter-approved tyres mounted on your car, you should avoid driving when you have real winter weather outside. It is even so that you should avoid driving if the temperatures are below zero degrees. So make sure that you have winter tyres mounted before you drive.
Make sure that you have the necessary items in your car in case you will end up being stuck, including a shovel and some sand. Also good to have are warm clothes, including warm boots, gloves and a winter hat. In addition for safe winter driving you also need to have an ice scraper and a snowbrush.