Snow and ice often create havoc on winter roads. Black ice, in particular, can catch many drivers unaware. But there are ways to prevent a slippery moment on the road. And if you find yourself in the midst of a skid – don’t panic. With a little clear-headedness you can manoeuvre yourself safely out of the situation.
Why am I even asking this question?
Because the answer of four wheel drive (4WD)! But, for many people the expense of a 4WD can’t be justified so chains it is. Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of both.
There’s ice, there’s snow and worst of all, there are other drivers on the road! Winter driving can be hazardous, but to get to the slopes it’s unavoidable. Whether you’re driving your mum’s old Honda or the biggest, baddest new 4WD, you need to be prepared for the conditions.