Driver's Ed

From tyre maintenance to driving safety tips, get the basic knowledge you need to keep you moving forward

  • My TPMS Light Came On - What Does it Mean?

    The TPMS warning light will help warn you when your tire pressure is too low and could create unsafe driving conditions. Do you know what to do next?

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  • Winter and Snow Tires

    If you live in an area that experiences snowy or icy conditions in the winter months, hitting the road means paying close attention to conditions and adjusting your driving accordingly. But possibly the most important thing to do is install winter or snow tires.

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  • Winter & Snow Tires vs. All Season Tires

    Many drivers ask, "Do I need winter tires if I have all season tires on my car?" The short answer: Possibly. To understand what tires you'll need, you must first understand the differences in winter tires vs. all season tires.

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  • Drive into Summer Prepared

    There's more to driving in the summertime than just cranking up the A/C. Heat can be your car's worst enemy, so make sure your ride is ready for the road, no matter what the summer brings.

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  • When to Replace Your Brake Pads

    All that get up & go doesn’t do any good if you can’t slow down & stop. Learn what to look (and listen) for, so you can replace your brake pads before it’s too late.

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  • Tire Alignment: What You Need to Know

    Proper alignment can help your tires perform properly and last longer. But what happens when your alignment goes out of whack?

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  • Can You Drive Snow and Winter Tires Year Round?

    Winter tires are specially designed for cold temperatures and winter precipitation. Know what could happen if you try using them year-round.

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  • What is TPMS & How Does it Work?

    Before the creation of the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), knowing whether your air pressure had reached unsafe levels meant getting out, crouching down, and using a tire gauge. But how does TPMS work?

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  • Tire Speed Rating: What You Need to Know

    Most modern passenger tires bear a tire speed rating indicating the tire's designed speed capability. Learn what these ratings mean and how they can impact your driving experience.

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  • Studded Snow Tires vs. Studless Snow Tires

    There are two main types of winter tires: studded and studless. Studded tires were the must-have snow tires for a long time, but advances in rubber compounds and other winter tire technologies have changed the minds of many drivers.

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  • How to Check Tire Pressure

    Both underinflation and overinflation can cause headaches like premature treadwear and possible tire failure. The best way to ensure you're getting the most out of your tires is to check your tire pressure regularly. We'll show you how.

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  • Get Better Fuel Efficiency

    There's not much we can do to control the price at the pump, but there are ways to increase fuel efficiency and get the most of each tank of gas. Use these tips for more mileage between fill-ups as well as more money in your pocket.

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  • Driving Safely in Wet Conditions

    Slick roads and reduced visibility can make driving dangerous. Do you know what to do to stay safe driving in rainy weather?

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  • Summer Tires vs. All Season Tires

    When choosing between summer and all season tires, it helps to understand the benefits and limitations of each. Which one is right for your vehicle?

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  • 10 Driving Tips for New Drivers

    Getting your first driver's license is an exciting step toward independence and adulthood, but it's also a big responsibility. Learn how to balance this new freedom with caution and safe behavior.

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  • How to Read Tire Size

    No matter what vehicle you drive, finding the manufacturer-recommended tire size should be easy. Learn where to find your tire size and what it means.

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  • How to Change a Flat Tire

    Knowing how to change a tire is a necessary skill for all drivers. Flat tires can happen anywhere, but thankfully, changing a tire isn't all that hard!

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  • How to Clean Foggy Headlights

    Driving at night calls for clear and well maintained headlights for optimum visibility. Take a look at what causes foggy headlights and how to clean or restore them.

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  • Winter Driving Safety Tips

    As the weather turns cold, are you prepared to face the hazards of winter driving? Brush up on your winter driving skills each year and remember these easy winter driving tips.

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  • Tips for Winterizing Your Car

    Winterize your car before the winter season to make sure your car can handle the winter road conditions. Here's what you'll need to know.

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  • Brake Pad Materials: What’s the Difference?

    Organic, Ceramic or Metallic? Different vehicles and driving styles call for different brake pad materials. What material best suits your needs?

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  • How to Choose Truck Tires

    Some truck tires are optimized to provide good off-road traction, while some are designed for smooth on-road handling and others offer a balance between the two. Which truck tire is right for you?

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  • Ultimate Car Maintenance Checklist

    Caring for your car and keeping it in proper running order takes just a little bit of effort. To maximise the life and performance of your vehicle, here is a list of items you should check depending on the time and season.

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