Quiz: how much do you know about cold weather driving?

Cold weather driving

The UK’s climate can feel like a moving target sometimes. But one thing is guaranteed: cold weather driving is something we all have to do at some point in the year.

Whether that’s going to work first thing in the morning and scraping the ice off the car or negotiating slippery bends, it can be enough to send a shiver down your spine. And for some of us, winter weather means driving in snow, which throws up a whole new set of challenges.

But although it’s something you probably do regularly with little thought, how much do you actually know about it? Take our cunning quiz to find out.

Question #1: What are winter tyres?

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Question #2: It’s illegal to drive with snow on the roof of your car

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Question #3: What happens if you use your windscreen wipers to clear ice?

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Question #4: What’s the best way to save your battery when you start your car on a frosty morning?

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Question #5: If you feel the nose of the car skid wide, you should…

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Question #6: Turning on air-conditioning will demist windows quickly

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Question #7: What’s the legal minimum tread depth for tyres?

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Question #8: In cold weather, main roads are more likely to be…

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Question #9: Stopping distances on snow can be 10 times what you’d expect normally

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Question #10: When roads are wet or slippery what should be the minimum gap to the car in front?

When roads are wet or slippery what should be the minimum gap to the car in front?
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