Ice Grips Reviews
There is no easy answer to the question "What style is the best ice grips?" This is because every ice grip is tailored to serve the needs of the walker’s activities. All grips are designed a little differently in order to cater to certain types of weather conditions. Traction devices give you added traction in winter by biting into ice and compact snow, helping to keep you upright and on the move. Shoe grip designers change the specifications slightly in the areas of straps, materials, and spike or chain systems. Some ice grips feature more spike or studs than others, and the fastenings differ from product to product – giving you a range of options to suit your preferences.
Rather than attempting to get the shoe grip that is the most advertised, take some time and figure out what type of climate and activities you will encounter. Once you have this figured out, determining which shoe grip is the best for your lifestyle is much easier. This review has chosen the best grips for light, moderate and heavy usage.
This review recommends the Yaktrax-Pro heavy duty product because it has the velcro strap that goes over the top of the boot or shoe for a more secure fit.
ICEtrekkers Spikes are excellent for navigating icy streets, parking lots and driveways. Recommended for: all types of footwear including casual shoes, dress shoes, running shoes, hiking boots, and work boots.
Slips and Falls
In icy, snowy conditions, even a walk to work or to the shops can be treacherous. According to the National Safety Council, slips and falls are the single largest cause of Emergency Room visits. Slip and fall injuries are the 3rd largest cause of workplace injuries. (Bureau of Labor Statistics). The average slip and fall injury cost $28,000. (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Injuries like scrapes and broken bones are all too common among children and adults alike. Older individuals are at an even higher risk for these types of injuries, making a pair of ice grips an essential part of life.