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Phil vs. Wife: Who's Right About ABS?

06.05.2014
Phil wants Tom and Ray to weigh in on a difference of opinion between himself and his wife. Tom says you're not supposed to pump the brakes when you have an anti-lock braking system, but his wife says she heard on MythBusters that it's safe. Find out how anti-lock braking systems work, right here. 

Winter Driving with the Pros: Alta Ski Area

01.24.2014
We asked a driver who makes daily trips up and down the single most avalanche-prone road in North America for his best winter driving tip. What is it? (Other than, "Don't get buried!"?) Find out, right here.

Cars and Cold Snaps: FAQs

01.07.2014
In honor of  the polar vortex, we’ve compiled some of Tom and Ray’s wisdom on the subject of getting your car started and keeping it going on frigid mornings

Snow Patrol: All-Wheel Drive Won't Help Without Winter-Friendly Tires

12.17.2013
My 2014 BMW has AWD and traction control, but it slipped all over the road during the recent winter storm. Why? Blame the performance tires.

The Art of Ditch Diving

12.06.2013
Think you have what it takes to execute a truly great ditch dive? Think again. Tom Bodett separates the posers from the true artistes.

The Trouble with Snow

03.15.2013
Tom Bodett unveils middle aged men's true measure of winter: The Pucker Factor.

Snow Tires

12.06.2012
35/55 R18 100R VI/DM? Do you speak "winter snow tire"? Tom Bodett provides a translation-- well, sort of.


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