Winter Weather Heading Your Way? Read This Before Heading Out

Red 2019 Ford Edge covered in snow 2019 Ford Edge | photo by Christian Lantry

With snow and ice descending across much of the country this week, motorists might appreciate a refresher on how to avoid getting felled by Old Man Winter. Well, we have a flurry (pun totally intended) of content for you.’s page on winter driving tips and safety advice has more than a dozen articles on ownership, preparedness and shopping advice for when the weather turns cold enough for Bernie’s mittens.

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Need to know whether to warm up your car in the winter? (Short answer: Usually not.) How to free it from a snowbank or ice patch? (Create a rocking momentum, among other things.) What happens with tire pressure? (It falls, but there’s more to the story.) Advice on some winter-friendly cars to buy next time you’re shopping? (Not all of them are SUVs.) We’ve checked all of those boxes, and we have even more articles about winter car care and cold-weather preparedness.

See our stories below.

How to Free Your Car From a Snowbank or Ice Patch

Should You Warm Up Your Car in the Winter?

How to Safely Remove Snow and Ice From Your Car

Tips for Starting Your Car in Subzero Weather

Why Do My Tires Lose Pressure in Cold Weather?

Why Do My Car’s Windows Fog Up?

How to Survive Winter With Rear-Wheel Drive

Tips for Washing Your Car in the Winter

How to Remove Salt Stains From Your Floor Mats

Be Prepared for the Worst With a Car Emergency Kit

Winter Is Coming: 7 Great Cars for Snow Driving

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