Tag: winter driving

Winter Driving Tips

There’s a lot to love about the winter, but one of the things you probably don’t love is driving in it. It can be tricky to safely navigate icy and showy roads. Thankfully, we’re here to help. Here are some tips on winter driving. Check Your Tire Pressure In order to get a good grip on the road, you’ll want to make sure your tires are properly inflated. Check your tire pressure consistently during the winter and make sure it’s not too low or too high. Say “No” to Cruise Control Avoid using cruise control in the winter, especially on icy or snowy roads. It’s easier for you to react…




What to Keep in Your Car in the Winter

In the winter, there’s more to driving than just hopping in your car and going. You’ve got to be ready to handle anything from a dead battery to icy windshields to being stranded in the snow. Read on to learn what you should keep in your car in the winter to prepare you for whatever may happen.   Ice Scraper It may sound obvious, but if you find yourself without an ice scraper one morning you’ll have a long wait before it’s safe to drive your car. Ice scrapers and brushes will help you clear off every window for optimum visibility. Jumper Cables Slightly older car batteries that do fine…




Benefits of AWD in the Winter: Improve Handling and Performance

Winter is right around the corner, which means harsh weather and cold temperatures could lead to bad driving conditions. Many models come with an advanced all-wheel drive (AWD) system to improve handling and performance, especially on rough terrain or in bad weather. That makes AWD ideal for the wintertime. According to Motorists, there are many benefits of AWD in the winter. This system is similar to a classic 4×4 setup; however, and AWD powertrain is different than four-wheel drive (4WD). AWD uses an advanced set of sensors to monitor every wheel for slippage. When necessary, the engine will send power to each wheel as necessary. This provides excellent handling, as…