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Stay safe this winter by having good tires on your vehicle

What are the advantages of Winter and Snow Tires?

Winter is officially in full swing. With a few winter storms under our belt, we are all once again professionals at taking it slow, leaving earlier, and scraping the snow off of our vehicles. The last time that you drove around in the snow, did you feel like you had good traction? Or did you feel like you were slipping around more than you would like? Have you thought about putting winter or snow tires on your vehicle? If you have been thinking about it, you have come to the right place! Keep reading as we explore the answer to the question, “what are the advantages of winter and snow tires?”

Snow and Ice Covered Road with Tire TracksDriving in the winter with traditional tires verses with winter or snow tires

Driving in the winter is dangerous as it is. Whether you are driving on snow or on ice, the risk of being in an accident increases. To help decrease this risk, drivers should think about putting on winter or snow tires for the season. Even though it is already well into the winter season, it is never too late to think about putting on these tires.

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Some advantages of putting on winter and snow tires include improved safety, a better tread pattern for better traction, and softer rubber for a better grip. Remember, stopping on snow and on ice has less to do with how good your brakes are or whether your vehicle is front-wheel or all-wheel drive. It more so has to do with the traction your tires have with the road. Although a good set of winter tires can be expensive, they can be the difference between a good outcome and a bad outcome of an accident.

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Mechanic walking with a tire in one handWhere can I purchase snow tires near Sudbury?

Stop in and see us at The Car Lot etc. We have a top-notch service department that will be happy to answer your questions and assist you throughout the process of ordering snow tires. Interested in learning more? Schedule an appointment today!

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