Use and Abuse of Blood

G. Discombe
1957 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
MOTORING NEWS MEDIBRL OUNAL 1 burning all week if necessary, since their fuel consumption is so low. Apart from the normal heavy-duty tyres which are offered by all the manufacturers and which are excellent in icy weather, many country doctors who have to motor considerable distances on ice and snow have found that tyres with a special tread for this purpose are worth fitting. These in conjunction with rubber criss-cross snow chains or rubber grips will defy any weather in which it is possible
more » ... ich it is possible to use a car at all. Battery chargers are also desirable things for the winter motorist, because the poor battery often has too much to do when many demands are made upon it by electrical accessories, especially if no long journeys are made to charge it up again. Finally, for keeping the exterior of the car in good trim, a transparent protective for chromium plate can be obtained, and a de-icer in plastic squeeze bottles is a handy item for guarding against frozen-up windscreens. IAIN GELLATLY.
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