Tire Shopping

From summer to winter, choosing tires that best suit your vehicle, road conditions and driving habits is essential for staying safe, maximizing the life of your tires and getting better fuel economy. Be sure to subscribe to the BTS Blog to receive more tire shopping tips.

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 Shopping

Make Spring Even Greener with the Fuel Saving Tires Buying Guide

Make Spring Even Greener with the Fuel Saving Tires Buying Guide

Want the best performance and fuel efficiency out of your tires while softening the blow to your wallet and the environment? A simple switch to low rolling resistance tires can help. The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada and Natural Resources Canada have made a Fuel Saving Tires Buying Guide to help you […]

March 23, 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 Shopping

What You Need to Know When Replacing Your Tires

What You Need to Know When Replacing Your Tires

With so many varieties of tires available, choosing the best set for your vehicle can seem difficult, but Be Tire Smart Canada is here to help. Despite the advanced technology and engineering in today’s automobiles, tires are still the most critical component of any vehicle. From handling and comfort 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 ×

Driving Tips, Environment, Tire Shopping

What you Need to Know About the Latest Fuel Saving Tire Technology 

What you Need to Know About the Latest Fuel Saving Tire Technology 

Did you know your choice of tires can impact your vehicle’s fuel efficiency? When it comes to protecting both your wallet and the environment, manufacturers of hybrid and alternative-fuel vehicles have made a lot of progress. In recent years, tire manufacturers have been making advances too – engineering tires that […]

March 17, 2016 ×

Tire Shopping

Winter Tires keep you in-control when the temperature drops

Winter Tires keep you in-control when the temperature drops

Even in Canada, there are many misconceptions about winter tires and the differences between Winter/Snow, All-Season and All-Weather Tires. When do you need winter tires? While “All-Season” may suggest performance in all weather conditions, these tires do not meet the minimum snow traction requirements necessary to be considered a “Winter […]

January 31, 2016 ×