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07-09-2012, 06:54 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
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No, you're in the ignorant majority actually.
AWD and 4x4 will do nothing to slow your car down faster on ice and snow. All it will help you do is gain traction to get rolling. It's people with the same opinion as you that make the roads that much more unsafe during the winter months.
There's nothing safer in icy conditions than FWD with proper winter tires. I wish AB would impose the same bylaws that Quebec did a few years ago and make proper winter tires mandatory after a cut off in october.
Hold off there Groucho. Don't lump me in with the a-holes who use their 4x4 to speed in poor road conditions. I pretty much solely use 4x4 to do exactly what you inferred...to gain traction from a stop so I can get going. Then I flip it back to FWD. I don't know why I should have to explain my driving habits to you, but I will....cause I can.
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