Ask a Question

Ask Honest John

Most recently answered snow socks questions
The recent cold snap has got me wondering whether I should invest in a pair of snow socks or snow chains? Which are best suited to the British Winter and do you have any recommendations?
I have a 2011 BMW 1 Series Sport. As you will know, rear drive BMWs are not much good in the snow. I live on a sloping road with a right-angled bend part way up and have a sloping drive. I can and do clear...
I saw your recent reply about snow socks. I have a pair of AutoSocks, which I have used three times. In January I travelled twenty-six miles in them on partially gritted and very snowy non-gritted roads....
Do you have a view on the worthiness of Snow Socks as advertised on www.snowchains.co.uk please?
I would like to ask if you have any experience of 'Snow Socks' for winter driving, that fit over the two driving wheels of front or rear drive vehicles as an alternative to snow chains? My vehicle was...
Do you have any experience of using "Snow Socks" when conditions are slippery and snowy? If so, do you recommend using them?
A friend has recommended AutoSock textile tyre covers, which he says are very good in the current snowy conditions, although they are quickly damaged if you drive too long on uncovered tarmac. Do you have...
I would appreciate your advice on the use of snow chains as the season to be miserable approaches. If the tyre treads become filled with compacted snow why don't the chains become likewise affected? In...
I am confused over the issue of winter tyres for my car. I have a 2007 Mercedes CLK fitted with AMG wheels. The tyres are 225/40 ZR 18 on the front and 255/35 ZR18 on the rear. Mercedes does not supply...
We are senior citizens living in a pea shingle road on a slight hill and have trouble getting out in snowy conditions. We are considering chains or autosocks or an economical 4x4. We are about 300yds...
 

Value my car