He added that laws for winter tyres vary between ski destinations and snow chains
are recommended to be carried in case of extreme weather.
Unlike snow chains
, the Autosock is silent and smooth in operation while offering improved traction for short term use.
The snow socks are less bulky and awkward than snow chains
and slip over the driving wheels of a vehicle and work by creating friction.
David adds: At Saab, we understand how difficult it can be to drive in the snow, which is why our dealerships are also stocking snow socks as an alternative to snow chains
or winter tyres.
Thule, which manufactures car roof boxes, snow chains
and trailers, was bought by Nordic Capital Fund VI for EUR1.
I had been supplied with snow chains
but decipher ing the instructions would have required an Enigma code-breaker.
Roger Harmer, deputy leader of the Liberal Democrat group, suggested that all motorists in Birmingham may have to copy Alpine countries by fitting snow chains
to their cars if freezing winters become the norm.
Less cumbersome than snow chains
and more effective than winter tyres on ice and snow, the covers slip over the driving wheels of a vehicle and work by creating friction.
The winter model includes snow chains
and front skis that are interchangeable with the front casters.
We recommend: Ice scraper, lightweight shovel, snow chains
, warning triangle, sleeping bag, torch, thermos flask, cleaning rag, anti-freeze and windscreen wash.
Dull, middle-aged Javier (Gabriel La torre) and ill-at-ease, twenty-something Jairo (Xabi Yarnoz) spend their days putting car snow chains
in boxes and not speaking to one another: Motherly Karmentxu (Asun Aguinaco) and happy-golucky Angela (Laura de Pedro, resembling a younger Penelope Cruz) are brought in from an employment agency to help.
The Israel Electric Corporation (IEC= ) has beefed up its maintenance and work crews in the North and equipped th= em with vehicles with snow chains
And nearly one in 10 say a battery charger, snow chains
or de-icer is more important than warm clothes to have in the car when stuck in a snowdrift.
With only a few modifications, you can create a miniature version of this kit and place it in the trunk of your car, along with snow chains
, tire-repair supplies and an ice scraper.