Tag: winter

Exactly Why You Need To Warm Up Your Car When It’s Cold

Jason Torchinsky jalopnik.com Much like the act of wearing live hamsters as a merkin, whether or not to warm your car up in cold, cold winter is something nearly everyone seems to have an opinion about. We’ve tackled the issue before, and I’m still on Team Warm, but there’s still a lot of controversy around…

How to Not Drive Like an Idiot This Winter

Snow, ice, and slush—oh my! Presenting five basic tips on how to navigate inclement weather this season. Wes Siler outsideonline.com The single most important important thing you can do to drive safely in snow, ice, and cold temperatures is to fit a set of studless winter tires to your car or truck. But even after…

Nine things you should do for safer winter driving

insideottawavalley.com With winter just a few weeks away, RSA Canada, a leading general home and auto insurer, is urging drivers to exercise more caution on the road than normal. The warning comes as Canadians prepare for an extreme winter, according to the Canadian Farmers’ Almanac. “Extremely cold temperatures, intense snow storms and blizzard conditions have…

The time to winterize your car is now

Experts say that the time to winterize your car is now fox61.com WATERBURY – As temperatures continue to drop, we’re inching closer to winter and car experts say now is the time to get your car ready for the winter season. Have you ever started off on a cold winter New England morning only to…

Winter Maintenance Tips – Tires

Winter Maintenance Tips tirerack.com Because winter tires typically have very aggressive tread designs they are more susceptible to the irregular wear that can be caused by suspension misalignment (or worn parts). Of the three normal alignment adjustments (caster, camber and toe) the camber and toe settings are the most important while caster settings have little…

Fall is the time to get your car ready for winter

Many safety tests require specialty tools and a high level of expertise, so getting a professional opinion is recommended. Ruth Morrison pressherald.com Have you heard the one about the guy who changed the air in his tires from summer blend to winter blend every fall? This inside joke for gearheads is like the ones about…

Winter Driving Tips

Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. AAA reminds motorists to be cautious while driving in adverse weather. For more information on winter driving, the association offers the How to Go on Ice and Snow brochure, available through most…