Category: winter tires

A winter driving survival kit for your vehicle…and for you!

When you speak with many experts in most any field, they’ll tell you preparation is an important part of success. That’s no different when it comes to winter driving survival. I often speak of how...

If you have winter driving anxiety, this will help

Let’s face facts; there are many things we avoid doing because of fear. We may not want to admit it, but we tend to avoid doing things because we’re afraid of what might happen. Our...

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...

Preparing your vehicle for winter starts in the fall

As written for The Insurance Hunters. Please visit their blog. Procrastination; it’s something many people do. I’ve often joked by saying I was going to make a list of reasons why I procrastinate, but figure...

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...