Must-Have Items for Any Winter Car Emergency Kit

As winter approaches and days get shorter, it’s time to start preparing for the cold. As you probably already know, Kansas City winters can be brutal, and while many people focus on winter-proofing their homes, they often forget to prepare their cars. This can lead to dangerous situations if you happen to get stuck on the side of the road.

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5 Common Myths about Winter Tires: Are They Right for You?

Winter driving can be dangerous and treacherous, as you may have to contend with such hazards as snow, sleet, freezing rain, or “black ice.” Many Kansas City residents make it a regular practice to swap out their summer tires with winter tires. These tires are supposedly designed to provide improved traction, handling, and braking power in winter weather. But do snow tires in Kansas City live up to their billing?

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At McCarthy Auto Group, your trusted new and used car dealerships in Kansas City, we have our own thoughts on the matter. Continue reading “5 Common Myths about Winter Tires: Are They Right for You?”