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Most recently answered driving in winter questions
How can I stop the inside of my windscreen from freezing?
Living up North our roads can be liberally sprinkled with copious amounts of corrosive rock salt. I do believe it has become a 'finer' salt that is used today, hopefully causing less bodywork damage than...
I've always bought Ford cars over the years and have become accustomed to having the facility of an electrically heated front windscreen. Do any other carmakers offer this?
Do I really need 4x4 for snow/ice? Or are the many twp-wheel drive SUVs on sale right now better in winter weather than a standard hatchback? I'm looking for something to deal with rural Scottish weather...
I drive a 2017 RAV4 Hybrid on the edge of the Peak District. Is it worth investing in winter tyres?
I live in the Peak District and drive a Ford Fiesta but because of winter weather conditions, I decided to swap it for a Skoda Yeti. However, I've been told that getting winter tyres would be the best...
Are rear-wheel drive cars easier to drive in winter conditions if the engine is also rear fitted e.g. as in a Smart?
I live in the country and own a 2014 BMW 5 Series which is useless on icy days. Which car would serve me better for such conditions?
How can I stop my car door sticking to the rubber seals on cold and frosty mornings?
I am having to change my 2008 Nissan X-Trail and want to buy a more environmentally friendly car. However, I live in an upland area of Wales where we get high snowfall in winter in the hills. Would a two...
 

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