Originally Posted by IanS100
As a total contrast, last year I prepared with a snow plough & a dozen 50 lb bags of salt, but never saw a snowflake, the roads were never the less still lethal with black ice all over the place, making a rear wheel drive car interesting to drive, to say the least.
Black ice will still have you off even with winter tyres though....
Nothing grips well on ice. Except studs.