How to Stay Safe on Winter Roads

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Our videos will teach you about the safety advantages of winter tires and driving techniques that will help you stay safe on winter Roads.

Safety Advantages of Winter Tires

  • In our 2021 survey, 79% of winter tire owners said their tires have saved them from a hazardous driving situation such as loss of control or a collision. 
  • Research shows that dedicated winter tires can reduce stopping distances by as much as 30% compared to conventional all-season tires in temperatures just below freezing and deliver better traction on snow or ice-covered roads. 
  • Look for the Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake symbol and speak to a tire specialist about which dedicated winter tires might be right for your vehicle and local conditions.

Safe Winter Driving Playbook 

Get up to speed on winter driving habits and techniques that can keep you safer this winter: read A Pro’s Guide to Winter Driving.  

Tire Options for Winter Driving

To help you make sense of your tire options for winter driving, this video provides a quick introduction to the most common tire choices and their winter capabilities: 

  • Choose All-Season tires to get you through primarily non-winter driving

  • Choose All-Season tires w/ the Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake if you need a little extra grip throughout the year 

  • Choose Dedicated Winter Tires to give you the best winter-weather performance when the thermometer drops below 7C.

Canadian Tire product specialist demonstrates how to get your vehicle winter-ready.

You can find more information about winter tires, tire maintenance, fuel saving tires, winter tires, and more at https://tracanada.ca/consumers/.

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