2 / 10

1) Snow Socks

Lifeline

amazon.com

$99.95

Buy Now

When you unexpectedly need extra traction, snow socks are a space-saving, temporary alternative to snow chains. These fabric doughnuts fit easily over the drive tires and can increase grip enough to extricate a stuck car or get it up a slippery hill.

The 9 Things You Need in Your Car This Winter

Every car should have an emergency kit that includes supplies such as jumper cables and first-aid supplies. But there are some essential winter items you need to carry once the temperature drops.

From Popular Mechanics