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Automotive, Driving Tips, Industry Statistics, Tire Care & Shopping

65 per cent of drivers outside Quebec use Winter Tires: Survey

65 per cent of drivers outside Quebec use Winter Tires: Survey

Nearly two-thirds of Canadian motorists significantly reduced their driving due to COVID-19 fears Eighty-one 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 our latest Leger survey. Our 2020 Canadian Consumer Winter Tire Study […]

November 9, 2020 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, Tire Care & Shopping

Les conducteurs québécois établissent la norme en matière de conduite hivernale au Canada / Quebec drivers set the standard for winter driving in Canada

Les conducteurs québécois établissent la norme en matière de conduite hivernale au Canada / Quebec drivers set the standard for winter driving in Canada

Please note that the English version of the document follows French. Montréal, le 9 novembre 2020 – Au Québec, quelque 80 % des conducteurs automobiles considèrent que leurs pneus d’hiver les ont protégés contre les risques d’une perte de contrôle ou d’une collision potentiellement grave, selon un nouveau sondage mené […]

November 9, 2020 ×

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Welcome to Be Tire Smart’s Winter Tire Cost Calculator

Welcome to Be Tire Smart’s Winter Tire Cost Calculator

According to our 2019 Canadian Consumer Winter Tire Study, 17 per cent of drivers who do not use winter tires cited cost as the main reason they don’t use them. We decided to challenge this perception and created Winter Tire Cost Calculator that will demonstrate that the cost of winter tires […]

March 12, 2020 ×

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 ×

Driving Tips, Tire Care, Tire Care & Shopping

TRAC Winter Tire List 2019

TRAC Winter Tire List 2019

Only 35 per cent of Canadian drivers used winter tires in 1998. That figure has more than doubled, and growing to 75 per cent in 2019. Excluding Quebec, where the winter tires are mandatory, 70 per cent of the Canadian drivers will use winter tires in the 2019/2020 winter season. The […]

November 11, 2019 ×

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 ×