If you are living in a western country, you are probably much concerned with winter and less of a summer. Though you're adapted to cold season, there are other things that you need to pay attention to aside from snow tires or thick clothing. You should also consider snow chains. These accessories are sometimes neglected and were never given importance in a car. However, you must check the details first before having them installed in your car. You should know the exact size of tire to fit in your vehicle. In few months time, winter will be coming in other parts of the world where cold season is longer. During this time, numerous accidents occur where there's thick snow and and many people are usually stranded on the road are always on top of the news. Nobody wants to travel on slippery road so I guess it is time to include this in the mandatory measure. I think that heavy rainfall and heavy snowfall are really dangerous so proper safety measures should be observed before you drive.