Looking After Your Cars Tires

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A piece of advice that I’ve always taken to heart when looking after a car was ‘always look after your breaks and tires’. Sound advice as these are obviously two of the most important pieces of safety equipment on any vehicle, and are relatively inexpensive to care for. To ensure that your tires are always […]


Snow Tires A Canadian Must Have

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A tire or tyre is a covering provided on the circumference of wheels of vehicles. The functions of tires is to dampen oscillations due to uneven surface of the road, to prevent wear and tear of the wheel, to provide a high friction bond between the vehicle and the road for proper acceleration and handling […]


It S Time To Get Your Tire Inspection Rolling

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It’s the season for getting our vehicles in gear for 2006. Let’s begin with the only part of your car or truck that actually touches the highway-your tires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says underinflation is the leading cause of tire failure-and tire failure can lead to accidents. Be your own crew chief […]


Proper Tire Care Means Safety Fuel Savings

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Before hitting the road, take a few minutes to check the condition of your tires. Well-maintained tires keep your car safer, help it last longer and save you money at the gas pump, too. These tips from the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) will help to keep your tires in good shape and your travels […]


Professional Maintenance Tips To Get Your Car Ready For The Road

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Anytime of year can be the right time to get your car in tip-top shape. Experts know that a top-notch pit crew can make the difference between winning or being an also-ran-even if you’re just getting ready for the next family trip. That’s why it’s important to remember that not all auto repair technicians are […]


High Fuel Cost And What It Means To Our Everyday Lives

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According to our recent poll, the rising cost of fuel has caused many families and individuals to restrain from driving habits that we’ve been so accustomed to. Before the fuel cost skyrocketed we wouldn’t think twice about hopping in our car for a 50 or 60-mile trip, perhaps to a zoo or other recreational area […]


Wholesale Tires Finding Them

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Aside from younger generations getting fatter and losing vastly important social skills, widespread distribution of misinformation and a literal unending supply of material that could make even Sid Vicious blush; it would be an exercise in futility to argue that the Internet hasn’t made an overwhelming positive affect on the lives of us all. For […]


Tips To Keep You Rolling Into Fall

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Recent research by the Rubber Manufacturers Association tells us that more people wash their cars each month than properly check their tire pressure. But a clean car is not going to do much to keep us safe on the roads. Adding a few minutes to your fall car care routine to check your tires will […]


Don T Let Potholes Puncture Spring Fun

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Many of us eagerly await the arrival of spring every year. But once the spring showers wash away what’s left of winter, often we are left dodging potholes on the roads. Potholes form as pavement ages and weathers. The pavement eventually begins to lose its ability to resist water, and small cracks start to appear. […]


Respect Large Trucks Stay Safe On The Road

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Passenger vehicle operators – not truck drivers – cause approximately 70 percent of all fatal crashes involving a car and commercial truck, according to federal government statistics. Most accidents are the result of an unsafe driving act, such as following a truck too closely or lingering in its blind spot. The following precautions will help […]


Tiny Device Alerts You To Pump Up Your Tires

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A new federal auto safety requirement has engineers busy perfecting a tiny sensor that could help make accidents resulting from underinflated tires a thing of the past. The regulation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requires all passenger cars to be equipped with tire-pressure monitoring systems by 2008. Automakers will begin installing the systems […]


How Inflation Can Save You Money

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Many Americans suffering from sticker shock at the gas pump could get an additional 10 miles out of every fill-up. In fact, American motorists could save more than $1.1 billion in unnecessary fuel costs. One of the fastest, easiest and least expensive ways to improve a vehicle’s gas mileage is through proper tire inflation. An […]


A Look At Automatic Tire Chains

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With technology always advancing, it is no wonder that automatic tire chains have made their way into the tire chain market. These tire chains take away the pain of attaching tire chains in wintry or wet conditions, and can save drivers a lot of time. Automatic tire chains can be used on pickup trucks, RVs, […]


Tire Tips To Keep You Rolling Into Fall

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Recent research by the Rubber Manufacturers Association tells us that more people wash their cars each month than properly check their tire pressure. But a clean car is not going to do much to keep us safe on the roads. Adding a few minutes to your fall car care routine to check your tires will […]


Car Maintenance Information You Should Follow

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When you buy a vehicle you receive certain instructions regarding maintenance that are recommended by the manufacturer. However, with your busy schedule and the increased cost of car maintenance you frequently put off tire and oil changes, checking under the hood, and other similar regular maintenance necessities. Unfortunately, if you put off car maintenance due […]


Tire Maintenance Critical To Keep Your Car Rolling Smoothly

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By properly maintaining your tires, you could potentially be avoiding uneven wear, poor performance and possibly even a blowout. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, tire failures or blowouts are believed to contribute to over 400 deaths and 10,000 injuries in the United States every year. Even with those figures being made public, […]


Different Types Of Security Systems

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In the early 1980’s Goodyear Tire prepared a few high performance cars, mostly the Chevrolet Corvette. The tire’s roots were based in formula one racing. The tire’s design was very different than most passenger car tires and was an overnight victory with devotees of the race car. The tire featured a low profile side wall, […]


Which Brand Of Atv Tires Is The Best

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There are numerous brands of tires available on the market specifically designed for all terrain vehicles (ATVs). Quite often, when it comes time to purchase new tires for your ATV, the options are overwhelming. Although it is a great debate raging regarding which specific brand of ATV tire is the best, the question should be […]


Repairing Flat Tires On A Scooter

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The tires and the spokes of the scooter will require daily inspection to ensure you have no problems, and that your ride will be a safe one. If you are faced with broken spokes, you should repair them right away to prevent additional breakage. If you have a flat tire, you will also need to […]


Motorcycle Tires Q A

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Here are few of the frequently asked questions about tires: 1. Why are new tires better? First, new tires are better because it is organic and it decomposes. Second because the older the tire gets, the more it is exposed to outgassing. Outgassing makes the tire brittle. 2. What’s the right tire age? In essence, […]