False - There are many different types of tires available for all kinds of climates and conditions. When preparing for a change of season, consult the experts and have them recommend the most appropriate tires for your vehicle.
In winter, accidents usually happen during storms.
False - During a storm, drivers tend to drive a lot more carefully, but when the weather is good, people take more risks.
Myth # 3
Thanks to my anti-lock brakes, I can brake without danger, which isn't the case with traditional brakes.
False - The nature of anti-lock brakes means that stopping distances may be longer than with traditional brakes.
Myth # 4
Nothing beats a nice wide tire for driving in snow.
False - Wide tires tend to float on top of the snow, unlike narrow tires, which provide a better grip.
The letters M+S (mud and snow) on a tire show that it is a winter tire.
False - The letters M+S may also appear on all-season tires which, despite their name, are not recommended for winter driving
In winter you should keep your distance and leave at least five car-lengths between yourself and the car in front when driving at 100 km/h.
False - Transport Canada recommends leaving a distance of 10 car-lengths when driving at 100 km/h in winter.
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