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Winter driving precautions in Chicago?

I just moved to Evanston, IL from North Carolina. It snowed about an inch today, and unlike what I'm used to, everything didn't shut down in panic. What do I need to know in order to make my driving commute a safe one? [more inside]
posted by Comrade_robot on Dec 8, 2013 - 41 answers

Studded vs. Studless Snow Tires

Studded or studless winter tires for our AWD Volvo S70? We're moving for the winter to an house that sits at about 7500' outside of Bozeman, MT. There's *always* snow on the driveway, which is reasonably steep. And usually (not frequently, but USUALLY) some snow on the paved road into town, which is about 20 miles long. [more inside]
posted by thomsplace on Nov 19, 2012 - 12 answers

Help keep us on the road this winter!

Winter tire filter: Looking for new winter tires for a 4-door Pontiac Sunfire. [more inside]
posted by asnider on Oct 27, 2012 - 9 answers

LOUD freeways in Seattle!!!

Seattle freeway pavement is rough and loud. Why? [more inside]
posted by skybolt on May 8, 2012 - 10 answers

I'm Driving Across The Country in November

How do I prepare for a drive across the country (probably on I-80) in early November? [more inside]
posted by JakeWalker on Oct 16, 2010 - 21 answers

Winter tires in Denver: required or just recommended?

Do I really need winter tires in Denver? I lived in Chicago for 30 years and never bought winter tires. Granted, I was young and foolish for many of those years, but still. [more inside]
posted by FlamingBore on Dec 12, 2007 - 17 answers

Incredibly ignorant automobile question, and such bad timing, too

The "check tire inflation" warning light just on my dashboard is on. Am I safe to drive to Thanksgiving dinner? [more inside]
posted by arianell on Nov 22, 2007 - 23 answers

Snow in Mountains for Aug. Road Trip?

I'm going to drive from Boston to San Francisco in August. Will I encounter snow or other weather hazards in the Mountains? [more inside]
posted by morallybass on Jul 20, 2007 - 14 answers

Should I go easy on potholes or speed right over them?

[Dynamics Filter] Is it less damaging to the wheels to hit a pothole at higher or lower speeds? [more inside]
posted by AnyGuelmann on Mar 6, 2007 - 19 answers

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