She Was Pulled Over By The Cops Because Of What They Saw On Her Tires


Officers in the Truckee division of the California Highway Patrol pulled over a driver after they caught a glimpse of what was on her tires.  The driver recently found a novel new approach to tackle driving in snowy conditions. When highway patrol caught a glimpse of his method, they couldn’t believe what they were seeing!

The driver was using an odd type of zip-tie rather than conventional tire chains to gain traction in the snow.

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The police had never seen the ties before.  They’re actually a new product called ZipGripGo, which are the result of 2015 Kickstarter campaign. They promise to provide tire traction in the mud, snow, and other tricky terrains at about a tenth of the cost of tire chains!

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The Truckee police warned against using these ties instead of conventional tire chains because they haven’t been approved for use in all types of terrains and weather conditions.  They’re definitely a good temporary substitute and may change the way we drive in the snow for good!

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The zip ties are definitely a cool option for winter driving, but be sure to check your local laws regarding approved tire traction devices before using them.

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