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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 ×

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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 ×

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Why winter tires should be on every car

If you made a list of words that pop into your head when you think of Canada, winter might just come ahead of politeness, beavers and hockey. But in some of the places with the lousiest winters, there are still Canadians who don’t drive with winter tires. In a recent survey by […]

November 1, 2018 ×

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Which winter tires are right for your ride?

Which winter tires are right for your ride?

It’s never too early to talk about winter tires in Canada. While most of September is still technically summer, some parts of Canada have already experienced snow — and more is on the way in the coming months. One particular category of winter tires gaining popularity, with more manufaturers offering […]

September 20, 2018 ×

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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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Pothole damage? Choosing the right tire and wheel can protect you

Pothole damage? Choosing the right tire and wheel can protect you

You may not be able to do anything about the potholes that are shredding tires and wrecking wheels after an unusually long winter — and our legislators may not be inclined to fix the roads — but you still can protect yourself from roadside flats and expensive repairs. First, figure […]

April 26, 2018 ×

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Your Corner Wrench: Winter tires are no good for warmer weather

Your Corner Wrench: Winter tires are no good for warmer weather

It’s a common occurrence this time of year – you pull out your summer tires, getting ready for the seasonal change-over and find that they’re pretty well shot. Your plastic is still maxed out from Christmas shopping and there’s no great tax return in your future. The winter boots on […]

April 10, 2018 ×

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Nokian unveils new Hakkapeliitta R3 winter tires

Nokian unveils new Hakkapeliitta R3 winter tires

Nokian Tires introduces its new non-studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 and Hakkapeliitta R3 SUV winter tire. It is part of the company’s offering to provide much-needed peace of mind in case of a sudden snowstorm or rapidly freezing road surfaces. The further improved ice grip and better handling are based on […]

January 16, 2018 ×

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Why You Absolutely Need Winter Tires, Even If You Have All-Wheel Drive

Why You Absolutely Need Winter Tires, Even If You Have All-Wheel Drive

Short of a conspiracy theory by tire companies, I couldn’t imagine a scenario where a seasonal set of tires would do the job an all-wheel drive system couldn’t. Of course, I was much younger then, and much less sensible. Yet I hear that same excuse — that power to more […]

December 13, 2017 ×

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Winter tires rule: 5 reasons to ditch your all-season tires | Car News

Winter tires rule: 5 reasons to ditch your all-season tires | Car News

Every year when winter comes, it’s the same thing all over again. Millions of Canadians rush to prepare their vehicle for the snow, the ice, the slush and the cold weather. Some consider winter tires to be essential to their survival. And although it has been proven that the use […]

December 13, 2017 ×