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Are 4×4 trucks and SUV's immune to sliding in ice and snow conditions?

Where I live we got a nasty snow storm and on my way home from work this 4×4 truck kept pushing me to go faster and finally passed me. The streets were snow covered and icy. The speed limit was 30, I was going 20-25 mph(I drive a Toyota Corolla) and this truck was seriously […]

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JEEP 4×4 Cherokee Extreme Off-Road

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Jeeping the Rubicon Trail – A 4X4 Adventure with Driving Tips

Aldo takes a break from singing and drives the Rubicon Trail, a tough off-road Jeeping trail in California. This trip was a training expedition in expert-level off-road driving techniques. You won’t see a rollover because the training taught how to avoid one. Enjoy the adventure and learn a few things about Jeep driving along the […]

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Are 4×4 SUV's (not AWD's) better in bad weather than 4×4 pickup trucks?

If you have an SUV with a real 4WD system like the Toyota 4Runner or Nissan X-Terra (NOT AWD folks) then wouldn’t that be a lot better in bad weather than a 4×4 pickup truck? I’m asking because trucks are so light in the rear whereas an SUV, like a car, has more weight in […]

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