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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.

Hazard Ahead: Tips For Avoiding Road Debris

Never underestimate the destructive power of an inanimate object in the roadway. A shredded tire--or any large debris--poses significant risks to you and your vehicle.

Give Windows Full Treatment For Best View

You can only ask so much of windshield wipers alone. A few minutes applying a rain repellant and a defogger improve visibility during a downpour or snowstorm.

How To Avoid Wildlife Accidents This Season

We’ve all seen yellow warning signs about wildlife crossings. The danger is a real--and potentially expensive--problem for drivers on rural roads. Here are some tips for preserving local fauna and preventing your vehicle from ending up in a ditch.

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.

5 Reasons to Check Your Tires This Month

Traction improves with proper inflation

Tires don’t get much attention until something goes wrong--like sliding through an intersection during a heavy February storm.

Yet, a few moments of attention can help prevent disaster. After all, tires are one of your vehicle's most important safety components.

Don't let bad lenses lead you down a dark alley

Those bright bulbs in your headlights don’t help much if the plastic guarding them is cloudy and stained. Hazy lenses can dramatically reduce visibility, making night driving potentially hazardous.

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