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How Your Vehicle Protects You from Winter’s Elements

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Three ways your vehicle helps fight winter’s frost

Winter driving is its own peculiar beast, and when it comes to your vehicle, there are three must haves to combat these challenging conditions – traction, clear vision and heat. Luckily, your car is set up to tackle the worst of winter without much more than regular maintenance from you. Here’s how your vehicle helps you stay safe during winter driving.

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New Year Car care tips. PA State Inspection and Emissions $29.95

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If your car has been taken for granted, the start of the new year is an ideal time to make things right and commit to regular maintenance. By doing so, vehicles will respond with improved performance, safety and reliability, and owners will likely save on costly repair bills that often are the result of neglect.

Protect your pride and joy. Here’s how to be a better car or truck owner in 2017. Resolve to take better care of your car or truck this year. Here are 10 New Year’s car care resolutions that will help extend your vehicle’s life and protect its performance in 2017 and beyond.

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The 11 best winter tires for cars and trucks. Stay safe in 2017

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The importance of having the right tires for the right season can’t be stressed enough. It doesn’t matter how much R&D and engineering went into your car’s chassis and handling if you have low-quality rubber or rubber designed for another season; you won’t get the performance you paid for. Summer tires give you grip in hot and dry conditions; winter tires find traction where all other tires will slip and slide. But neither of those would be worth a damn if you took them off-road. So be sure you’re prepared year-round.

Where a summer tire’s near-slick surface would just aquaplane, the tread on a winter tire shovels and pumps water out of the way while gripping the snow to keep you going in the right direction.

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How To Stay Safe If You’re Stuck In A Car In A Snow Storm

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You should stay off the roads during a blizzard or snowstorm if at all possible. But if you absolutely can’t avoid it, here’s what you should know.

First, stock your car with as many of these essentials as you possibly can:

1. Your fully charged cell phone, with a portable charger if you have one

If you get stranded on the side of the road during a snowstorm and can’t get yourself un-stuck, you should call for help immediately, Bill Van Tassel, Ph.D., an expert in safety education and manager of driver training programs at AAA, tells BuzzFeed Life. Call 911, and stay on the line with the dispatcher for as long as you need to. 

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