++++ NEWS: SnowGecko certified according to new European Traction Standard EN16662-1 and approved in Switzerland +++++

The Original Traction Alternative

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SnowGecko saves time, weight and costs.

Our products are reusable, durable emergency solutions that are quicker to deploy, cheaper to purchase and damage free to rims and roads. 

Save time off the dangerous roadside and avoid the frostbitten and bruised fingers that accompany chain installations. It's the last thing you need during an emergency. SnowGecko is a space saving, long-lasting, machine-washable product. Each package includes two socks, gloves and folds out as kneeling support - so you can save your clothes too.

These will be the difference between arriving easily at your destination and a possible trip to the ditch.

Gear Junkie

The perfect aid for driving on snowy and icy roads.

Volvo Cars

The grip and traction of chains, but at a fraction of the cost, weight, time, and discomfort.

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Certified by leading standards

Fits in any trunk and on every tire

Heavy duty

Our highly durable road fabric has ripstop interwoven with complex textile patterns engineered to optimize traction. SnowGecko and AutoSock are the only auto socks backed by more than 20 years of research and development. Contact us before you consider an alternative.

About us

Essential kit

The amount of copycat products speaks for itself: SnowGecko is practical and works. We brought the original "sock" to market in 1998 and have been in business ever since. Our market-leading products are the only alternatives developed in collaboration with automotive manufactures, textile engineers and leading certification organizations.

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Rapid deployment

During adverse conditions, every second counts. Spend less time on the shoulder and more time on the road with SnowGecko. Drape over, roll forward and pull up: Three steps and three minutes to install. Usable up to 50kmh (30mph) - the standard for tire chains. Shake it out when your finished and repack, ready for your next adventure.

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Manufactured by AutoSock

Since 1996, our focus has been traction, durability and practicality. Our products improve road safety during inclement weather and we have supported emergency vehicles, airports, bus services, truck fleets and families. After nearly 3 million sales with less than 0.1% claims, we let our products speak for themselves. Our raw materials hold high standards and our manufacturing processes are conscientious. We aim to bring you home, safely.

The quick and easy solution on snow and ice.

Damage free to rims. Compatible with electronic safety systems. Self centering. Reusable. Quick install. Durable. Compact. Quiet.