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Basic Tips Help Save Money At The Pump

Who wouldn’t want to spend less money at the pump?

Here’s some simple fuel-saving tips and maintenance advice that can stretch out the time between fill ups.

How To Bring Some Balance To Your Life

Not only are balanced tires more comfortable to drive on, they can also save you money in the long run.

Read on to learn how and why tire balance is so important.

Awareness Campaign Details Dangers On Flooded City Roads

As little as 30 centimeters of moving water can sweep away a small vehicle. Public Safety Canada has some life-saving suggestions for all drivers encountering flooded roadways.

When Was Last Time You Took A Good Look At Your Tires?

Drivers will go months without really looking at or thinking about their tires.

Yet serious problems can crop up unless you inspect your tires regularly. Wear and tear can cost you serious money in the long run.

Avoid Tire Accidents With Regular Rotation

One of the best things you can do for your car is also one of the easiest. Regularly rotating your tires can maximize the investment in your wheels.

Here’s why--and how often--you should make a point to regularly rotate your tires.

How To Find The Right Tire Chains For Safety

From the Sierra to the Rockies to the Catskills, highway crews routinely check motorists at chain control stations. Drivers that don’t meet the requirements are sent back down the hill.

What are your choices for tire chains, and how did they become such a necessity?

Reading The Lines: Cracks in Your Glass

Drive long enough and you’re sure to encounter a chip or crack in your windshield.

Sometimes it’s caused by a gravel truck; sometimes the wound is on the passenger side. Whatever the case, ignoring the scar isn’t the best option.

Those Important First Steps In Teen Safety

Teenagers only account for 13 percent of licensed drivers in Canada, but they account for roughly a quarter of all road-related injuries and fatalities.

Three Ways to Make Tires Last Longer

An underinflated tire poses a safety risk and also wears out faster. Can you rely on tire warning lights in your dashboard? No really. Here's why.

Brake Line Inspection Prevents Stopping Problems Down the Road

Brake lines enable that panicked emergency stop to end with a relieved sigh or nervous laughter instead of crumple and crunch.

The lines are integral but not indestructible, so routine inspections are crucial.

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