Why Use Winter Tires?

Why Use Winter Tires?

All-season tires, which people use throughout most of the year, provide longer tread life, better ride quality and fuel economy. They facilitate good traction during summer but not in winter. When the temperature falls below the freezing point, they harden, lose...
Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter

Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter

Winter driving can be downright perilous. The snow and ice on the road, as well as poor visibility, can cause accidents—especially if your car is unprepared for the season. The following are tips to winterize your car: Use winter wipers – They are different from...
History of Tires

History of Tires

The wheel was invented around 3500 BC, becoming one of man’s greatest innovations. In its earliest form, the wheel was a curved piece of wood. Leather was eventually added to make the ride softer. Over time, the leather was replaced by rubber. The original rubber tire...
Maintenance Tips for Belts and Hoses

Maintenance Tips for Belts and Hoses

Belts and hoses help your car engine function efficiently. If they are damaged or broken, your engine could overheat, and your car could suffer. Car owners can avoid costly engine repairs by properly maintaining belts and hoses. A regular inspection of these parts...
Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Millions of Americans will be traveling to visit family and friends over the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving is a time for reuniting with loved ones who are living or working in different parts of the country. As people venture out, many will be traveling by car....
Are your Headlights Ready for Daylight Savings Time?

Are your Headlights Ready for Daylight Savings Time?

Daylight Saving Time, which began on Sunday, March 12, 2017, will end on Sunday, November 5. After November 5, clocks will “fall back” by one hour. This means that dusk will be one hour earlier, occurring during the peak hours of the evening commute. As winter...