National Geographic : 1918 Nov
Then is when Tire Chains prove their Real value-they add so much to your brake power. Without them brakes would be useless. It's these unexpected emergencies that make a driver think quick and act like lightning. When suddenly the children dash out from the pavement and are almost under your wheels before you realize it-you instinctively jam down your foot-brake and franticallygrab the emergency. What if your brakes slipped and didn't hold ? Wouldn't the consequences be awful? It's positively criminal for a driver of a motor car to overlook even the slightest safety precaution. Unquestionably the most effective supplementaryaddition to brake powerwhen the roads and pavements are wet and slippery,, isintheuseof WEED TIRE CHAINS Cars with chainless tires on wet-greasy-slip- Wet rubber slips-never grips. It slides like a cake pery pavements lack brake power to the same of soap on moistened hands. It lacks the bite and hang-on ability of chains. degree as they would if their brake linings were Good brakes and Weed Tire Chains are undoubtedly made of wet-greasy-slippery bands of rubber. the greatest factor in preventing motor accidents. It's the height of folly to even attempt to drive without chains on all four tires when. " the roads are slippery and uncertain. American Chain Company, Inc. Brigdeport Connecticut In Canada: Dominion Chain Company, Limited, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada Largest Chain ManufacturersintheWorld The Complete Chain Line-all types, all sizes, all finishes-from plumbers' safety chain to ships' anchor chain. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."