No one looks forward to using snow chains. Though they improve traction on snow and ice, snow chains are bulky, difficult to install and reduce ride quality. Chains can also damage expensive wheels.
The AutoSock clings to the road even when it’s snowy or slippery. The AutoSock is flexible and very easy to install or remove. It can also be folded up nicely for storage. Check to make sure the AutoSock is a legal substitution for snow chains in your state. (AutoSock provides helpful information here.)
WHAT WE LEARNED:
AutoSocks are clearly easier to store and install than chains (with no chance of scratching expensive wheels). Test drivers liked the AutoSock and felt it improved traction in the snow.
Step 1: Choose the Right Size
Step 2: Install
Step 3: Drive to Automatically Align
Step 4: Remove
Test result: AutoSocks are recommended by Trucks.com
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