Last spring, a sign at the entrance to the park surrounding Washington State's Mount Rainier warned motorists that snow tires might be a necessity because of a heavy snowfall that closed many of the area's roads. Still, for at least two decades many motorists have opted to equip their vehicles with all-season tires, except in extreme weather regions. However, tire makers are hoping to reacquaint customers to the advantages of a true winter tire.
Winter wonderland warning
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