Well Prepared and Safe into the Winter Holidays


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HANOVER, Germany--Jan. 2, 2014: With the start of the New Year, passionate winter sport fans are looking forward again to strapping on their skis or snow boards and dashing into the winter sports season. Being well prepared helps to prevent injuries. Both your own fitness and that of your equipment should be put to the test. Most importantly, to make sure the hobby athletes arrive safely, the car and space-saving transport systems should be checked before hitting the way through the mountains.

“A closer look to the clean tyres serves your own safety. If you detect any cracks or bulges you should immediately replace your winter tyres. This also applies if the tread depths arrives to 4 mm”

Responsible motorists have already mounted winter tyres on their cars. Nevertheless, before taking on longer journeys, you should check your winter tyres: do they still have enough tread depths and sufficient inflation pressure or are there even any damages visible? “A closer look to the clean tyres serves your own safety. If you detect any cracks or bulges you should immediately replace your winter tyres. This also applies if the tread depths arrives to 4 mm”, says tyre expert Philip von Grolman of ReifenDirekt.de.

In preparation for holidays, drivers should also carry out an inspection of breaks, oil level and transport systems. But also minor details like washer fluid should not be forgotten. In many winter sport countries and destinations the carrying of snow chains is compulsory. “With your holiday luggage however you should not exaggerate. The gross vehicle weight that is specified in the vehicle documents should, for the sake of security, not to be exceeded”, emphasizes Philip von Grolman.

Europe’s leading online tyre retailer, Delticom, offers the best conditions for a safe start to the winter holidays at ReifenDirekt online stores. This also includes low prices - so most still remains on for the holiday fun. There is an extensive selection of quality brand tyres, complete wheels and rims in many sizes and designs available. Besides complete wheels for passenger cars, consumers will find also those for SUVs, sport utility vehicles and vans (light truck). Those drivers who need auto spare parts, engine oil, secure transport systems or snow chains can order them online right here. The products are delivered within a few days to the purchasers address or to one of the service partner workshops* in the vicinity of the customer.

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