At this time of year, plenty of people are ardently hoping for white Christmas, just like the one in the old Bing Crosby movie. It they get their wish, it's going to make for some sketchy driving conditions. A set of dedicated winter tires is the best defense, much better than hoping all-season tires will be good enough. In fact, the people at Continental tires claim that you're 38 percent more likely to have a collision in winter driving on all-season tires than you are driving on winter tires.
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