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.

Automotive, Industry Statistics, Tire Shopping

Winter tires help prevent hazardous road situation: 80 per cent of winter tire owners say

Winter tires help prevent hazardous road situation: 80 per cent of winter tire owners say

Eighty per cent of winter tire owners believe driving a vehicle equipped with winter tires has saved them from loss of control or a collision, according to a new Leger survey commissioned by the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) www.tracanada.ca. TRAC’s 2019 Canadian Consumer Winter Tire Study also […]

November 12, 2019 ×

Automotive, Driving Tips, Environment, Environment & Sustainability, Tire Care, Tire Care & Shopping, Tire Shopping

Save at the pump, measure tire inflation monthly

Save at the pump, measure tire inflation monthly

Cambridge, May 13, 2019 – Surging gas prices have made fuel efficiency a higher priority for Canadian drivers, according to a new national survey conducted by Leger in mid-April for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC). Nine-in-ten drivers surveyed (92 per cent) say fuel economy is now a […]

May 13, 2019 ×

Automotive, Driving Tips, Environment, Tire Shopping

Be Tire Smart Week 2018: Tire Inflation Survey a Wake-up Call to Drivers

Be Tire Smart Week 2018: Tire Inflation Survey a Wake-up Call to Drivers

According to a new driver-study from the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, Canadian drivers have glaring gaps in their knowledge about how to maintain proper tire inflation. With today’s rising gas prices these knowledge gaps can be costly. The average motorist can improve their gas mileage by 0.6 per cent […]

May 10, 2018 ×

Driving Tips, Tire Care, Tire Care & Shopping, Tire Shopping

Don’t let winter hold you back!

Don’t let winter hold you back!

Hitting the Roads this Winter? > Download Winter Driving Tips (PDF) Braving winter roads is a Canadian tradition, so to help warm your winter driving mood, we’ve put these safety-enhancing, money-saving tips and resources together just for you! TIP #1 – Get a Grip The thermometer only needs to hit […]

December 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 ×