No matter how much care and effort you put into planning, a road trip never seems to go exactly as planned. You might forget your most important item, even if you have a strict packing list. Your child might be prone to car sickness, which might make you queasy, too. Or… and this is a big one… you might get a flat tire.
While we can’t prevent all of the unexpected (or icky) from occurring, we can help you get your tires and car in tip-top shape to tackle your big trip. Here are a few tips to help:
Imagine you are driving down the highway at 70 miles per hour, and it’s raining. If the daredevil squirrel runs out in front of your car, how confident are you in your stopping ability?
more “Stopping in wet weather – Tread Depth Matters”
The constantly changing temperatures are taking their toll on the roads. As you spend time cruising behind the wheel, you should keep your eyes peeled for potholes. Here are a few simple things you can do to avoid letting potholes disrupt your commute:
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As mother nature continues to exhibit her hold on our weather during the winter months, your dashboard may be lighting up. The radical changes in temperature outside directly effect the air pressure inside your tires. While the naked eye might not pick-up a low level pressure in a tire, your TPMS sensor will.
Monitoring our automotive systems and alerting us of potential hazards has come a long way with the advancement of technology. Warning symbols that resemble a top-secret sequencing code fill your dashboard today. Any chance you still have that secret decoder ring from your childhood?
One of the systems is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). The TPMS system will warn you of a low-pressure issue with at least one of your tires. Low pressure in one or more of your tires creates an unsafe driving condition.
more “What is TPMS and Why is it Important?”
Freezing temperatures and flurries overnight could cause unsafe driving conditions and car trouble. To stay safe on the roads, we suggest the following tips to prep your car for freezing temperatures.
more “Freezing Temperatures – How To Prep Your Vehicle”
While the weather outside might not always be frightful, nothing is worse than not being winter ready. There is nothing worse than dealing with vehicle problems when you’re battling frigid temperatures, snow, ice and wind. more “5 Winter Ready Tips for Your Vehicle”
Tires and weather, weather and tires. The two always seem to go hand in hand. If you can juuuuuuust get here. We can help you get ready for winter. Safer Handling… Longer Lasting Tires… Improved Gas Mileage. All things that a proper alignment can do for you this winter.
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The new year signals renewed hope for new beginnings and a list of resolutions. Every year most of your resolutions evolve around your health, self-improvement, finances and love.
What about making a resolution involving the maintenance of your vehicle? Yes, it may seem trivial when compared to your other resolutions but you trust your vehicle to get you to the places you need to go in a safe and timely manner. So why isn’t your vehicle part of your yearly resolutions?
Show your trusted vehicle some love this year by following three simple resolutions:
more “3 Resolutions For Your Vehicle In The New Year”
Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house you may go for the holidays. While you’re looking forward to a joyous holiday season, traveling can be stressful. Not just for you but your vehicle as well.
Tire Discounters wants you to be safe on the road and enjoy all holiday festivities. Put your mind at ease by visiting your local Tire Discounters and take advantage of our seven different courtesy checks or our extensive 22-point safety check to ensure your vehicle is in good condition and safe for all your holiday travel needs.
more “4 Essential Tips for Holiday Travel”
Winter prep is still a must for your vehicle. Nothing is worse than having to deal with vehicle problems when you’re battling frigid temperatures, snow, ice and wind. So, while the weather is still tolerable, consider these five simple tips to properly winterize your vehicle. more “How to Prepare Your Car For Winter”