Winter Car Care and Driving Safety

Winter can be hard on automobiles.  Frigid temperatures and icy roads can be a danger not only to your engine, but your personal safety as well.  Avery Smith, ASE certified mechanic at Little Brothers Shell, explains the importance of antifreeze and how often to change it, as well as what maintenance to perform regularly to avoid a breakdown.  Mark Cox, director of the Bridgestone Winter Driving School explains which tires are best for winter driving, how you can tell if you're about to hydroplane, and how to execute driving maneuvers that might help you avoid a crash.  Also, Gale Kimbrough, Interstate Batteries technical service manager explains the effect of cold weather on your car battery and how to get the best performance out of it.  For more on staying safe on icy roads, check out