The California Highway Patrol Hates This Ski Bum Hack

The California Highway Patrol Hates This Ski Bum Hack

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The California Highway Patrol Hates This Ski Bum Hack

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While not legal or sustainable whatsoever, this is a pretty great hack if you’re in a serious jam and need chains– plastic or otherwise.

Related: 5 Ski Bum Hacks That Will Save You A Keg’s Worth Of Gear

The California Highway Patrol however is not giving this guy (or girl) any props but instead have said this practice of using zip-ties as chains could land you with a fine or worse– in a ditch.

“Can officially say we have never seen this before. Seriously don’t be this guy! Zip ties! These will not suffice as traction control devices.” – CHP – Truckee

That said, the ski bum hack commonly used for getting oneself out of a snowy driveway (not long distance drives over mountainous passes), is actually taking the snow tire market by storm in the form of ZipRipGo.

Find out more info here: ZipRipGo

 

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