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Five myths about winter tires

winter tire myths

When the time comes to buy winter tires, consumers are often faced with a host of information coming from the media, our colleagues, our in-laws and our friends. We all have an “expert” in our circle that feels more than comfortable giving us advice, and ultimately it becomes difficult to know where to turn for accurate information. Since 2008, motorists ...

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Some tips for storing your tires

storing winter tires

Motorists in Montreal and elsewhere in Quebec are struggling with an unknown reality in most other countries, and even in other provinces even if we share the same climate: owning eight tires. In fact, the law requires us to have winter tires between December 15th and March 15th, and after that the majority of consumers make the wise decision to ...

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The three mistakes to avoid when it comes to winter tires

Three mistakes to avoid winter tires

We can already feel the cold approaching. The leaves on the trees have gone from green to bright reds and oranges, and now they are starting to fall. Winter is upon us, and that means that it’s time to start thinking about winter tires which have been mandatory for drivers in Quebec long enough that most of us are aware ...

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Top 5 winter tires for 2016

Five best winter tires

It is never easy to rank the best tires, particularly for the winter season. The reality is that there are several quality winter tires on the market, but most consumers each have specific and varied needs that ensure that there is no one right tire for everyone. These needs especially vary depending on where one lives. Motorists driving daily in ...

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Active safety versus passive safety: the differences

If you are shopping for a vehicle, often one hears of active safety and passive safety. Although the two are completely different from each other, both are designed to protect you. Active safety refers to technologies designed to prevent accidents. These technologies will usually warn you of a potential danger to give you the chance to slow down. If you ...

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Why you must have a survival kit for your vehicle in winter

We all know, winter is unpredictable. Generally, drivers are able to spend the winter without too much trouble, but we never know when the unexpected will occur. It has happened before that vehicles and their occupants have been stranded for hours on a road that suddenly had to close waiting for help. So you have to be ready, and the ...

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