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TRAC Winter Tire Report: Winter Tires Prevent Hazardous Road Situations

TRAC Winter Tire Report: Winter Tires Prevent Hazardous Road Situations

TRAC’s 2018 Canadian Consumer Winter Tire Study shows that 80 per cent of winter tire owners believe driving a vehicle equipped with winter tires has saved them from being involved in a potentially hazardous driving situation such as loss of control or a collision. The Study also found that 76 per cent of Canadian […]

December 6, 2018 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

Here’s why you shouldn’t be using just two winter tires

Here’s why you shouldn’t be using just two winter tires

You’re forgiven if you’re sick of hearing about snow tires this time of year. It seems to be a popular topic with plenty of advice to go around, and while more Canadians have gotten the message on the need for four purpose-built winter tires for their vehicles, there are still […]

December 6, 2018 ×

Automotive, Driving Tips

Canadian Drivers Believe Winter Tires Saved Them

Canadian Drivers Believe Winter Tires Saved Them

Eighty per cent of winter tire owners believe driving a vehicle equipped with winter tires has saved them from being involved in a potentially hazardous driving situation such as loss of control or a collision, according to a new consumer survey commissioned by the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC). “Canadian […]

November 13, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Summer road trip travel and safety tips

Summer road trip travel and safety tips

Before you hit the road this summer, it’s important that you get your car checked because you don’t want to run into any problems during your travels. Dave Armstrong is the Senior Manager at AAA Washington. He said you should check your tire pressure when the tires are cold in […]

July 19, 2018 ×

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What happens when a run-flat tire goes flat

What happens when a run-flat tire goes flat

Many new cars these days roll on run-flat tires. These unique tires have a reinforced sidewall that can support the weight of the vehicle even after a total loss of air pressure. This gives you the ability to get to a tire shop or dealership to replace your rubber should […]

June 20, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Worn Tires Put Drivers At Risk, According To AAA Tests

Worn Tires Put Drivers At Risk, According To AAA Tests

New research from AAA reveals that driving on relatively worn tires at highway speeds in wet conditions can increase average stopping distances by 43 percent, or an additional 87 feet. With nearly 800,000 crashes occurring on wet roads each year, AAA is urging drivers to check tread depth, replace tires […]

June 12, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Never trust air pressure by how the tire looks

Never trust air pressure by how the tire looks

I always just wait until I get my car serviced to check the air pressure. If they got really low, wouldn’t I be able to tell by looking at them? – Scott, Kelowna, B.C. When it comes to tires, never trust the air apparent – a tire that looks fine […]

May 24, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

To save on cost, can I keep my winter tires on during the summer?

To save on cost, can I keep my winter tires on during the summer?

Is it okay to keep your winter tires on in the summer? I’d rather not spend the money for two sets of tires. − Jennifer Winter tires are designed and built to perform a single task, which is to offer a superior, safer driving experience during the frosty months. While […]

May 24, 2018 ×

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Goodyear Promotes National Tire Safety Week

Goodyear Promotes National Tire Safety Week

For National Tire Safety Week, now through May 28, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will promote awareness for proper tire care via its social media channels and website, particularly around tire pressure, tire tread and tire rotations. The iconic Goodyear Blimp will also spread messages of tire safety from the […]

May 22, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Michelin shines spotlight on worn tire testing video – Roadshow

Michelin shines spotlight on worn tire testing video – Roadshow

Michelin shines spotlight on worn tire testing Flogging worn tires in wet conditions further proves that all tires aren’t created equal.    Read the source article at Product reviews, how

May 17, 2018 ×