During the summer months, at the peak of travel season for much of the United States, you will probably be spending extra time in your vehicle as you explore new destinations or return to your favorite summertime spots. To get the kind of ride you like best on longer trips, it is important to equip your car with tires that will deliver the driving performance you want.
For most people, that means sticking with all-season radial tires. As the name suggests, all-season tires are designed to deliver good handling, braking and traction in most types of weather, wet or dry, hot or cold. With the exception of the chilliest winter months, when snow tires are recommended, all-season tires are the convenient choice you and your car or truck can depend on throughout most of the year.
However, if you are looking for an easy, effective way to improve the overall responsiveness of your vehi ...[more]
Our spring tire care checklist can help keep you safe on the road as the weather warms up.
Spring in Ohio means rain, potholes and more frequent travels, all of which impact the performance of your tires and your vehicle. That is why it is important to add proper tire maintenance to your spring cleaning checklist.
Here are five important tire maintenance tips for making sure your tires are ready for this seasonal transition:
1.Swap out winter tires for all-season radials.
In the spring, you need to remove snow tires. Because they are made with softer rubber compounds and deeper tread patterns, winter tires can be noisier than all-season tires and will wear down more quickly in warm weather.
2.Check tire pressure once a month and before any long trips.&nb ...[more]