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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, folks. Temperatures are dropping, everyone is busting out their coziest sweaters, and there’s probably already a Christmas display set up at Target. Yep, it’s coming up on winter, and last week, I asked y’all how a Texas gal should get ready for her first ever winter of driving in the northeast.

Bless each and every one of you who responded. In the event that there are more of us out here struggling through Their First Winter, I’ve thrown together a list of your most helpful tips for everyone to enjoy.

Canadian Expertise (ChaosphereIX)

Slow The Hell Down (skeffles)


Warm It Up (EZBrzy)

Traction Boards (HammerheadFistpunch)


Tire Pressure (jrhmobile)

Maintain ASAP (apatrevi)


Brake Check (Yo...MTV Raps!)

Creep Ahead (SonOfSlushWagon)


Just Stay In (Or Bundle Up) (AkursedX, codfangler)

Winter Driving School (onlytwowheels)


Southern Edition! (hoser68)

Water and Phone Chargers (dbeach84)


IE Moments (gglen)

Practice (soundman98)