Winter Survival Tips and Tricks : some great tips for winter, including keeping some cat litter in your trunk in case you get stuck in the snow - its helpful for creating a grip/forming new tread in the snow
As the two railroads were set to meet in Promontory Summit, Utah, on May Union Pacific Vice President Thomas C. Durant was stuck in his train. His car wheels had been chained to the tracks in Wyoming by a tie cutter crew demanding their back wages.
Avoid getting stranded when you run into adverse weather conditions by using these tire traction blocks. They easily attach to any wheel to provide added traction and get your vehicle out of the mud, snow, or sand without needing a tow truck.
Keep a 20-pound bag of kitty litter in your trunk to give your back end extra weight.
Keep a bag of kitty litter in your trunk to give your back end extra weight. This will help your back tires stay grounded on the road. In a pinch, you can also sprinkle some of the litter on the ground beneath your tires to give more traction.