After publishing "Ten things for winter-driving virgins to know before hitting snowy roads
," we heard from readers about stuff we left out -- like making sure your car is ready for winter, as opposed to heading to the interstate on tread-free tires and hoping for the best. Fortunately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
has those angles covered, too, with tips that go beyond tires to wipers, antifreeze and batteries -- all key given our current brutally cold temperatures
. Count down our photo-illustrated list of the NHTSA's most important info below.