Donate |

Guide to winter driving

Published: April 2014

Winter driving safety

The winter season is especially challenging on the roads when snow or ice can make for a treacherous ride.  See our advice on how to drive in hazardous conditions, how to prepare your vehicle for the winter season and what gear is needed to make sure your vehicle is in top shape to get you and your family safely to your destination.

   

E-mail Newsletters

FREE e-mail Newsletters! Choose from cars, safety, health, and more!
Already signed-up?
Manage your newsletters here too.

Latest From Consumer Reports

SUV REVIEWS
Revamped Highlander Hybrid is impressive—and priceyVideo This fuel-efficient Toyota offers a refined, creature-comfort-filled ride.
WEARABLE TECH GUIDE
What you need to know about Google Glass Get all the details on how well this wearable tech works.
EXTERIOR & INTERIOR PAINT REVIEWS
5 common paint problems and how to solve them Our experts can help you get the finest finish on your next painting project.
BACK-TO-SCHOOL GUIDE
How to find the best prices on used college textbooks Students beware: Prices from online sellers aren't always the lowest.
INVESTING GUIDE
Learn how peer-to-peer lending can boost your income Lending Club and Prosper have become an online lending duopoly.
NEW CAR REVIEWS
Cars that are the most fun to drive (and some that aren't)Video Our updated list features vehicles that lead to grin-inducing satisfaction.

Connect

and safety with
subscribers and fans

Follow us on:

Cars

Cars New Car Price Report
Find out what the dealers don't want you to know! Get dealer pricing information on a new car with the New Car Price Report.

Order Your Report

Mobile

Mobile Get Ratings on the go and compare
while you shop

Learn more