Category: tires

Are all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles and 4-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles really worth it?

I’ve been involved in road safety for a long time. It’s getting closer and closer to thirty years and I often get asked more and more questions pertaining to driving because of this. I was...

The winter driving quiz is here!

When it comes to winter driving most people deny they have any problems handling bad road conditions. Despite what we may think, winter weather comes and goes each year. We can’t do anything about the...

Surprise inspections should not be a surprise

Safety is a big issue within our lives. We do what it takes to ensure our kids are safe, our homes are safe and our valuables are safe. Sometimes however, we forget about the routine...

Winter driving “don’ts”

Growing up we would constantly hear from our parents all the things we couldn’t do. Don’t eat without washing your hands, don’t chew with your mouth open and don’t talk with your mouth full of...

Should rental cars have winter tires?

I recently had to rent a vehicle while another driving instructor borrowed my training vehicle. He needed the dual brake control in the vehicle and I wasn’t using my training vehicle so we switched vehicles....

All-season tires, winter tires or all-weather tires?

For many years there has been a debate whether all-season tires are just as good as winter tires. Many years ago we used to call the winter tire the snow tire. Most tire companies fail...