Tire Care

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Driving Tips, Environment, Tire Care, Tire Disposal, Tire Shopping

Get Fuel Fit for Be Tire Smart Week

Get Fuel Fit for Be Tire Smart Week

According to a recent survey conducted for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, 87 per cent of motorists feel a strong obligation to protect the environment by ensuring their cars are as fuel-efficient as possible. However, the survey also found that three-quarters (74 per cent) of drivers are not […]

May 14, 2017 ×

Driving Tips, Tire Care, Tire Shopping

Gear Up for Winter Driving

Gear Up for Winter Driving

Be Tire Smart Canada stood track-side with Raptors in-game and digital host, Kat Stefankiewicz, as she got the low-down on essential gear for the winter driving season. Avoid Winter Driving Headaches with the Right Tech From your choice of tires to what you put under the hood and in the […]

January 7, 2017 ×

Driving Tips, Tire Care, Tire Shopping

A Pro’s Guide to Winter Driving

A Pro’s Guide to Winter Driving

We got behind the wheel with Raptors in-game and digital host, Kat Stefankiewicz, to get up to speed on winter driving habits and techniques that can keep you safer this winter. Kevin’s Winter Driving Game Plan On top of protecting yourself and your loved ones, avoiding collisions keeps your hard-earned […]

January 6, 2017 ×

Driving Tips, Tire Care, Tire Shopping

Step Up Your Winter Driving Game

Step Up Your Winter Driving Game

Be Tire Smart Canada teamed up with Raptors in-game and digital host, Kat Stefankiewicz, to uncover important lessons about winter driving. Catch highlights from our day at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park as we get expert coaching on winter driving must-do’s and must-have gear. What Makes Winter Tires a Smart […]

January 6, 2017 ×

Tire Care

Nitrogen Inflation 101

Nitrogen Inflation 101

When taking your vehicle for a regular inspection with a certified technician or tire specialist, you may notice some retailers promoting inflating tires with nitrogen. How will nitrogen impact your driving experience? If you’re considering filling your tires with nitrogen vs. air, here’s what you need to know… Nitrogen gas […]

March 23, 2016 ×

Tire Care

How to Ensure Your Tire Inflation is Just Right

How to Ensure Your Tire Inflation is Just Right

Your vehicle’s tires support 95% of its weight at all times and impacts almost every aspect of handling and performance. That’s why maintaining and monitoring your tires’ inflation is so critical to getting the most out of your vehicle and keeping you safe. Safety First – Under or over-inflated tires […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Care, Tire Shopping

Making Sense of Winter Tires

Making Sense of Winter Tires

Canada is one of the largest countries on the planet, with hundreds of thousands of kilometers of paved roads, and even more unpaved roads. From coast to coast to coast, there are nearly as many different local climates as there are cars on the road. Knowing the seasonal road conditions […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Care

The Acronym that Simplifies Tire Care

The Acronym that Simplifies Tire Care

How can you make your tires last longer, perform better and save you money on fuel? Simple. Be sure to regularly inspect and care for them. These tips can help you do your P.A.R.T. (see what we did there?) to take better care of your tires. Tire Maintenance Essentials When it comes to […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Care, Tire Shopping

Getting to Know the Tread on your Vehicle’s Tires

Getting to Know the Tread on your Vehicle’s Tires

If you’ve ever purchased a set of tires for your car, you’ll know that there are many different tread patterns and designs to choose from. Tread patterns are like the toes of your vehicle. They are moulded into the tire during the curing process and influence the overall performance of your […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Care

Everything you Need to Know About Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems  

Everything you Need to Know About Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems  

In recent years, manufacturers have incorporated new sensory systems and technologies as standard to many models. A Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is one example of tire tech that can be found standard in some vehicles and in aftermarket products. Here’s everything you need to know about TPMS: TPMS indicates […]

March 22, 2016 ×