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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 ×

Driving Tips, News, Tire Shopping

Shift Into Winter – Stopping Distances in Winter Weather

Shift Into Winter – Stopping Distances in Winter Weather

Rain, slush, snow, ice and cold temperatures are all part of winter driving. Stopping your passenger vehicle in these conditions can be challenging, as your tires have less traction on cold and often slippery road surfaces. For example, if you’re driving on a set of all-season tires on a rain-covered […]

January 30, 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 ×

Driving Tips, News, Tire Care, Uncategorized

Icy and Dicey: Avoid Unnecessary Risks: National Safe Driving Week: December 1 – 7, 2016

Icy and Dicey: Avoid Unnecessary Risks: National Safe Driving Week: December 1 – 7, 2016

National Safe Driving Week: December 1 – 7, 2016 Although Canadians are used to snow flurries, ice patches and bone-chilling cold temperatures, winters still seem to arrive earlier than anyone expects it every year. And, unfortunately, this unexpected arrival combines with a lack of driver preparation to create a dangerous […]

December 1, 2016 ×