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Old Tires Are Dangerous

Old tires may not show any obvious signs of deterioration. While they may appear to be safe, usable tires, cracks can develop both on the inside and the outside of the tire. Since the rubber compounds used in tires degrade over time, cracks will develop in the rubber, regardless of mileage and wear. Ultimately, this … Continued

Replace a Flat Tire Or Get a Whole New Set?

So, you need to replace a flat tire that cannot be repaired. That’s bad enough. But then the repair guy says that you really should replace all four of your tires. Do you really need to replace three tires that seem perfectly good, just because one bit the dust? In many cases there are several … Continued

The conflict has not only impacted tire production in these countries, but also the European Union. Increases in inflation and interest rates, as well as rising oil, diesel and gas prices, are all factors that continue to plague the tire industry. According to tire industry projections, improvements in the situation are not expected to come this year: … Continued

How Taking Care of Your Tires Can Help Offset High Gas Prices

Record high gas prices have everyone thinking about ways to save money. While you may not have the option to drive less, there are other vehicle related expenses you can reduce to make your overall driving budget go farther. Taking care of your tires will help extend your driving budget by protecting your tire investment. … Continued

What Can I Do to Protect My Tires?

Tires are one of the most important safety features of your car. Taking care of your tires and tread will assure they remain safe and keep performing at their best. Keep An Eye On Your Tire Tread Tire tread is a key performance feature of your tires. Regularly checking the condition of the tread on … Continued

Why Good Tire Tread Matters on Wet Roads

When talking tires, we talk a lot about tire tread and why it is so important to tire performance and safety. In previous posts, we’ve talked about how there are specialized types of tire tread for different types of driving. This post will look at the important role tire tread plays in managing tire performance on wet roads. … Continued

Four Benefits of Working in the Automotive Industry

Have you been curious about working in the automotive industry? There are a variety of benefits to going down this career path for your future. If your passion is cars, we can’t recommend pursuing this career path enough. Here are four reasons why you should start looking for a position in the automotive industry: Always … Continued

Does Tire Traction Affect Braking?

Each year, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) reports that over 20 percent of the 5.8 million vehicle crashes (average number of crashes from 2007 to 2016) are because of hazardous weather. It’s common in unfavorable weather for vehicles to lose control on slick roads, due to poor traction from a tire or brake-related issue. … Continued

Three Signs of a Trusted Auto Shop

Depending on the size of your town, there may be five or more different local auto shops to choose from. How do you know which ones are worth your time and money? We understand that choosing a trusted auto shop can be a very personal choice, so here are a few signs to look for: … Continued

Are Your Tires Making Normal Noises?

The amount of noise you experience while driving can be dependent on a variety of factors, including the condition of the road pavement and the construction of the vehicle and its components. In fact, a great deal of engineering and technology goes into vehicle design to specifically promote a smooth and quiet ride. Tire technology … Continued

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