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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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It's also worth noting that some modern cars can't accommodate snow chains thanks to their huge alloy wheels, and that some alternatives, such as snow socks, are illegal in some countries.
Roads or towns that are only reachable by four-wheel-drives and cars equipped with snow chains include: Faraya-Wardet Kafardebian Square, Aqoura, Btagreen, Ehmej-Laqlouq-Anaya-Mechmouch, Ehden, Dahr al-Baidar and Mechmech-Fneydeq-Qamouaa.
Tire Chains Required makes custom snow chains that are built using Aquiline or Talon chain products.
uk said: "For travellers planning ski trips during peak season, the high demand for 4x4 vehicles and winter packages for cars means you must book early where possible, and pre-book the extras you need such as snow chains.
Drivers should also carry sufficient reflective jackets, an ice-scraper and de-icer, torch and batteries, tow rope, snow chains, jump leads, bottled water, snacks such as chocolate and cereal bars, and extra screen wash.
type of vehicles, except cars and 30-seat buses with snow chains.
Lidl is offering a set of two galvanised alloy snow chains for PS19.
In the city, police cars returned to the station to get snow chains installed.
It's also worth noting that you might be stopped from trying to get to some villages if you don't have snow chains.
But don't break out the shovels and snow chains yet.
With the latest range of Bentley approved winter tyres, socks and snow chains, they will be equipped to handle the very worst winter conditions, whether driving through heavy snow, on compacted ice or in freezing rain.