Santa Claus has been delivering presents to millions of children (and a few adults) in some of the most treacherous conditions for a great many years.

Exactly how many is open to debate but the fact is that he has an unblemished safety record, so clearly, he must know a little bit about how to handle a powerful machine in less than ideal situations.

Santa Claus doesn’t need any fancy electronic devices on his sleigh but us mortals need all the help we can get. Most modern cars have a raft of electronic safety systems designed to keep you out of a muddy ditch in inclement weather but you shouldn’t blindly rely on them and a bit of winter driving knowledge and preparation can be just as useful.

In an exclusive North Pole interview, we spoke to all of the Reindeer and Santa himself about some of the most useful electronic devices and driving tips for the winter. Start slideshow