Time for that annual debate: winter tires or all-seasons?

This is Canada. We pride ourselves on being able to survive the most miserable winters anywhere. We giggle (to ourselves, politely) at tourists wearing down jackets before the Christmas decorations are in stores.

Some of us still think winter tires are for snowflakes, so the annual debate has begun in many of the country’s major metropolitan areas: Are winter tires really necessary?

“We’ve heard everything from ‘The company is just trying to sell more tires’ to ‘I don’t need them because I have all-wheel drive,’ ” said Michelin Canada driving expert Carl Nadeau.

Read the source article at Home – The Globe and Mail