National Geographic : 1917 Nov
Reflections After the Skidding Accident Reflections that show Tire Chains as the only real dependable device for the prevention of skidding, do not come to some motorists until their bare rubber tires skid and carry them upon the rocks of disaster. How strange it is that some men are never guided by the experience of others. They read the newspaper accounts of disastrous skidding accidents caused by lack of Tire Chains, but they do not heed the warning. They wait until the skidding of their own bare rubber tires results in death, injury or car-damage before they realize that tires are safe on wet-slippery-skiddy roads :only when encased in Tire Chains. Weed Tire Chains Weed Tire Chains The world's largest automobile insurers, after long and vast experience in handling auto- for for mobile accident claims, strongly advise the use of Tire Chains on every automobile they Solid Tires Pneumatic Tires insure. The Aetna Life Insurance Company, The Aetna Casualty and Surety Company and The Automobile Insurance Company of Hartford, Conn., now print on their automobile policies the vital information that Tire Chains are the only real dependable device for the prevention of skidding. Could anyone imagine a stronger endorsement? Weed Chains on Your Tires Reflect Your Prudence and Intelligence AMERICAN CHAIN COMPANY, Inc. BRIDGEPORT CONNECTICUT In Canada: Dominion Chain Company, Limited, Niagara Falls, Ontario Largest Chain Manufacturers in the World The Complete Chain Line-All Types, All Sizes, All Finishes-From Plumbers' Safety Chain to Ships' Anchor Chain "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."