snow tire

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an automobile pneumatic tire with deep tread to give traction in snow

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Whether you're using dedicated snow tires or your mud tires, winter cold will have an effect on them that you may not expect.
Bird and I scamper through the rain into the Les Schwab Powell Boulevard fire center, and make a strange inquiry for mid-September: We want to price some snow tires.
Under hazardous conditions, state highway departments may close roads or allow only vehicles that have tire chains or snow tires, or four wheel drive with adequate tires.
Even though I own snow tires, should I own a set of tire chains?
Michigan banned the use of studded snow tires because the studs, inserted into treads to improve traction, destroyed road surfaces.
Typically, snow tires and winter tires designed for frequent snow use have more tread blocks and heavier siping than all-season tires (figure 8), which produce sharp edges that grip the snow and improve steering ability (refs.
The road connecting Jezzine to the West Bekaa, through Sarireh, remained open for cars with snow tires and chains.
And the best way to do it is on my bicycle with steel-studded snow tires," he said.
Meteorologists have advised city residents to take precautions on the road, including using snow tires or chains to prevent accidents that might be caused by the heavy rain and snowfall.
New tires are a hefty investment, more so for larger vehicles or if you opt for snow tires, but if you five on country roads that don't get a lot of TLC, it's a worthwhile investment.
The lack of snow tires and chains played a big part in the delay, as authorities forbade drivers from proceeding without them, leaving the travelers stranded.
Company vehicles should have the following checked/inspected: battery antifreeze, wipers and washer fluid, ignition system, thermostat, lights, heater, brakes, defroster, winter grade oil, properly inflated tires (all weather radials or chains, or snow tires, if conditions warrant), ice scraper, maybe a shovel or broom, and plenty of gasoline.
Travelers should put on snow tires or carry chains, he added.
It has been said that when you achieve success in America you need to have your snow tires on --that's to avoid leaving the road and plunging into a ditch.