If you live in a northern climate, then you are well aware of the fact that winter driving often represents the most demanding miles you will ever put on your car. The snow, ice, salt and cold temperatures can really do a number on your vehicle - and your nerves - especially if you don't make the right preparations in advance of the changing weather.
The turn of the seasons is in general a great time to catch up on regular vehicle maintenance and get an overall checkup done on the mechanical health of your car. For those forced to deal with harsher winter conditions, there are a number of extra steps that, when taken, can help make the coldest, darkest months of the year pass a little more smoothly out on the highway.
Let's take a look at the top five winterizing moves you can make to protect both you and your car from the worst that Mother Nature can dish out.