Making the best tire choices for your snow plow truck is very important. It enables you to have the traction and mobility you need to safely, efficiently and effectively move the layers of snow that make it dangerous for vehicles to drive in winter. Good snow tires have deep threads and specially designed thread patterns that channel snow, slush and ice away from the snow plow truck and help it to grip the roadway. Major snow tire industry advancements have given us better materials, more aggressive tread patterns and improved performance.
Here's a short list of snow tires ideal for use with any type of snow plow truck.
1. Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 Studless Winter Tires
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 winter tires have excellent properties specially designed for snow and ice. A top winter tire value, it has a short stopping distance on snow for maximum safety. Made with a rubber compound with grip particles, sharp triangle-shaped slush penetrators and pocket shaped pump sipes, it contains purified oils making it more environmentally friendly. They may cost a little more, but they provide great grip on snowy roads. For maximum traction on snow, slush and ice consider purchasing studded ones.
2. Michelin Latitude X-Ice Xi2 Winter Tires
This heavy vehicle snow tire is highly rated, recommended and designed for trucks. It's made with a special FleX-Ice compound which provides more tire flexibility, wide tread contact patch for maximum traction and a thread depth of 11 inches. Plus, it has a good T speed rating and can handle snow and ice with ease.
3. Continental Extreme Winter Contact Tires
Continental Extreme Winter Contact snow tires deliver the outstanding grip and traction snow plow trucks need when road conditions are icy and snowy. It remains pliable in freezing cold temperature and allows for impressive cornering, braking, control, and great overall driving performance. Heavily siped compact outside tread blocks easily dispels snow, water and slush and high sipe density center contact patch traction ridge grooves improve grip and handling on snowy, icy roads and shortens braking distance. It's perfect for severe snow services.
4. Bridgestone Blizzak WS80 Snow Tires
Bridgestone's premium Blizzak series snow tires feature a 3D zig-zag tread pattern that pushes away snow, water, slush and ice. Advanced multi-cellular compounds, hydraulic coating and optimized construction combine to make these among the best snow tires for snow plow trucks on the market today. Plus, they are an excellent value for the price. Their short stopping distance helps to maximize safety.
For high-quality, affordably-priced snow tires for your snow plow truck, call or visit Tim's Truck Capital. We can answer all your questions and give you access to a wide range of excellent snow tires. Give us a call today.
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