With road trip season around the corner, tire maintenance is essential to keeping your wheels in motion. As Canadians, we know the change in season can bring unpredictable driving conditions. From unexpected spring snowfalls to April showers, and even surprise ice, it’s best to be prepared for the road conditions.
“Tougher driving conditions mean more wear and tear on your tires, so it’s a good idea to check your tires before hitting the road – especially if they’ve already seen a few seasons,” says Andrew Horsman, Executive Director, Ontario Tire Stewardship. “While its always important to have a well-maintained set of tires on your vehicle, the difference in performance can be even more dramatic when faced with unpredictable conditions.”
Driving cautiously and being aware of your surroundings is the best way to stay safe on the roads. So, skip unwanted slips and skids and plan ahead by following these tips:
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