Don't get caught unprepared for the snow, slush and cold weather; put your winter car safety kit in the car, get a tune-up and brush up on your winter driving skills.

TORONTO, November 19, 2010 - With winter weather well on its way, Kanetix® ( has compiled a series of articles to help Canadians prepare for winter driving.

Winter weather car kit

The weather during the winter months can make driving conditions unpredictable and you have to be ready for anything Mother Nature throws at you. Read about what items you'll want to consider keeping in your car during the colder months, because there's more to it than an ice scraper and snowbrush: Winter weather car safety kit.

Winter car tune-up checklist

Long before the first snow flies you'll want to winterize your car with fresh fluids, install your winter tires and have it given a good once over to ensure it will run smoothly during the harsh winter months. The Winter car tune-up checklist tells you which of your car's components deserve special attention when it comes to prepping for winter driving.

Winter driving

Driving in wintery conditions requires additional precautions and forethought. Before heading out after the first snowfall of the winter, check out Tips for winter driving for a refresher on how to cope while on the road.

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