6 Facts about snow tires you should be aware of!

The season is coming fellow New Englanders.  Before we know it it’ll be snowing! Be prepared and start thinking of ways to get ready before we get a huge snow storm! Here are some great reasons to think about getting snow tires for this upcoming winter!

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  1. Compromise-free: These tires are designed specifically for the winter. They have both a flexible rubber compound and unique tread design to with stand snow, slush, ice and extreme cold temperatures.
  2. Maximized AWD performance: All wheel drive systems react in milliseconds with precision to low traction situations, keeping you and your family safe. Having winter tires would only increase this traction between the vehicle and the roads surface!
  3. Not just for snow and ice: All season or summer performance tires get really hard when it’s cold, since effective traction relies on tires being softer and more malleable against the roads surface so harder tires could create problems. Even in the winter dry roads softer, more flexible rubber provides the give and take that an all season tire wouldn’t be able to.
  4. Longer tire life: Switching to winter tires, extends the life of your all season tires. Since up front it might seem like a lot, you’ll be able to save your all season tires for when the weather gets warmer again.
  5. Enhances safety system function: automobiles now a days work so hard to keep your family safe. Even with all the safety features they don’t make traction. These features just simply help to maximize the use of traction. Providing these features with physical grip like winter tires will help them work even more at keeping you and your family safe.
  6. Thirty feet: Thirty feet isn’t a huge distance, and when you have to stop at a busy intersection covered in snow or ice that 30 feet seems even less. Thankfully with winter tires it can help you stop on the snow and prevent an accident!

 

We hope these 6 facts were helpful for you. If you consider doing winter tire for you vehicle, give us a call we’d be happy to help! 978.688.4332

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