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Drive in Snow and Ice Safely

Your 5 minute guide to Winter Driving.

(Disclaimer: This advice is offered for your consideration, but the author accepts no responsibility for errors or omissions)

Before you Start

This driver decided not to bother clearing the snow off his windows!

Other Traffic

Driving on Ice

Skid Avoidance

Avoid Wheel Spin


Engine Braking



Snow Chains

Deep Snow and Drifts

Advanced Snow Driving Techniques

Skid Correction

If it all goes wrong

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