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Help for slippery steps

Help us make these wet, slippery, wooden steps safer! [more inside]
posted by palmcorder_yajna on Dec 26, 2012 - 18 answers

I need broomball shoes that aren't broomball shoes.

Cheap tennis shoes with good traction for playing broomball? (In broomball you are on ice in tennis shoes. We aren't allowed real broomball shoes.) [more inside]
posted by tweedle on Feb 21, 2011 - 6 answers

I'm learning to walk, but I ain't got shoes.

Can you point me to shoes that won't cause me to slip, fall, and die? [more inside]
posted by hal_c_on on Aug 31, 2010 - 30 answers

don't want no broken back, svp.

how can i give my boots better traction in snowy weather? [more inside]
posted by sucre on Feb 13, 2010 - 6 answers

Trudgery drudgery

I'm tired of being a prisoner to Yak Trax. Is there a particular kind of boot sole that is never-fail on icy sidewalks, short of hammering in little spikes or suction cups to the soles of my winter footwear?
posted by BostonTerrier on Jan 18, 2010 - 9 answers

Does electronic stability control help out in winter driving conditions?

Will I need electronic stability control for winter driving? Please help this California native and recent Texas resident decide on a car to buy before my first "real" winter in northern Illinois begins. [more inside]
posted by puritycontrol on Aug 18, 2009 - 26 answers

Falling down: help me not to

What should I wear on my feet this spring/summer? ... Not so much a fashion question, as a let's-keep-my-feet-under-me-and-my-bones-unbroken question. But a little fashion would be nice. [more inside]
posted by taz on Mar 31, 2009 - 22 answers

Our 9 year old Lab finds the hardwood stairs too slippery.

Our 9 year old Lab finds the hardwood stairs too slippery. She's fallen a couple of times recently and it's hard to "spot her" her from below because coaxing her makes her even more nervous. Her eyesight has been failing for a long time (never was very good, we think) and the pads of her feet have very little traction. [more inside]
posted by bonobothegreat on Feb 25, 2009 - 15 answers

I need to get a grip!

Any tips on making my expensive shoes grippier? [more inside]
posted by laumry on Sep 24, 2008 - 12 answers

How can I give my shoes better traction?

How can I give my shoes traction....using household items? [more inside]
posted by lxs on Dec 4, 2007 - 15 answers

Yaktrax with sensible dress shoes?

Anyone use these "Yaktrax" thingys? More importantly, any experience using them on not-entirely-flat-soled-shoes? [more inside]
posted by desuetude on Dec 15, 2005 - 11 answers

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