By Lori Straus One thing no one looks forward to in winter driving is ending up in a snowbank. At best, you may have accidentally straddled your car over a parking medium you didn’t see because the snow was too deep. At worst, your car drove nose first into a ditch and your windshield is... Read More.
by Lori Straus Snow and ice are around the corner in southern Ontario, but it’s already shown its face in parts of Northern Ontario. With the change in weather comes the change in driving habits. Below you’ll find five driving habits you should change for the winter. Your Winter Driving Kit Checklist Change from your... Read More.
by Lori Straus Studded tires provide the ultimate grip on icy roads. However, they face heavy regulation in Ontario. In this blog post, we’ll give you a quick overview on the status of studded tires. What Are Studded Tires? Studded tires have small metal studs spread out throughout the tire tread and better grip soft... Read More.
By Lori Straus When it comes to the winter, Canadians tend to divide themselves into two groups: those who love the outdoors despite the freezing temperatures and those who hide indoors precisely because of those temperatures. Both groups have one thing in common, though: neither wants to wash their vehicle in the winter. However, good... Read More.
by Lori Straus One of the most annoying things about winter is the extra 5 to 10 minutes that you need to clean off your car. The windshield and windows are perhaps the most annoying, because you must clear them completely so you can see the road. In this blog post, we’ll cover a few... Read More.
By Lori Straus As beautiful as the surrounding landscapes can be in the winter, with everything covered in white snow, one of the major inconveniences of winter is getting stuck in the snow. It can even happen with winter tires. Depending on the situation, you may need to call for help. However, in many cases... Read More.
That’s always the big question every fall, isn’t it? Do you change to winter tires early on to avoid “tire jams” at the garage? Or do you hold off as long as you can to keep your fuel efficiency high?... Read More.