Date: 22 Jan 2003 18:20:09 GMT From: davehinznopsamcop.net Subject: Re: buy snow tires or not?
Someone who looks an awful lot like Bob <uctraingNOSPAMnopsamanet.com> wrote: > As I mentioned in my previous post, they do a good job of > clearing roads here in the USA. In most places the highways are > down to clear pavement within a day. The phrase "snow packed > road" is not often used. Heh...I'll show that paragraph to our town chairman, I'm sure he'll be amused. Once we get a good storm, I won't see clear pavement within a dozen miles of my house until it melts. The snowplow just scrapes the loose snow down to the hard-pack. > If you live in a very rural area or in > the mountains you might encounter snow packed roads and may want > the snow tires - along with the 4wd/AWD vehicle. Apparently we have very different experience in this regard.