Roadside Emergency Help: How to Use Recovery Straps to Get Out of the Snow

Recovery straps, sometimes called snatch straps, are designed to pull vehicles from being stuck in snow, mud or a ditch. While you can find recovery or towing type straps made of metal chain, polypropylene or other synthetic fibers, the best quality straps are made of nylon. Nylon has more stretch, allows you to maintain greater control and is lighter than the other materials which makes it easier to keep with you…