winter driving

A Guide to Winter Driving

A leisurely drive can go from delightful to disastrous, especially when the weather takes a turn for the worse.

stats 01

stats 01

winter tyres

winter tyres

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Whilst it's beneficial to use all-season or winter tyres during the winter months, it isn't mandatory. In some countries, such as Sweden, you must fit them to your vehicle between December and March, or face a fine.

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brakes 01

stopping distance

stopping distance

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prepared 01

Driving can throw many obstacles at you, none bigger than weather conditions. It’s important that you fully prepare yourself and your vehicle for worsening weather during the winter period.

 

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