How Do You Prepare For Winter Driving?

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Winter is off to a very mild start for many of us this year, which means there's still time to get fully prepared. What are the most important ways to prep your car for winter driving?


Something that's often overlooked but incredibly important: windshield-washer fluid. A windshield covered with salt spray is another body panel, and driving blind is asking to be a crash-test dummy. Be sure you can rinse off the slop that gets thrown on there and go fill your windshield-washer fluid reservoir NOW.

What do you do to prepare for the winter driving season?

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Winter tires. Not all-seasons. Winter tires.