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How to choose your winter tires

Winter has officially arrived and the time has come to think about safety. In other words, it’s time to think about winter tires, still the very best way to make sure you and your family are safe this winter when the roads are all of sudden covered in snow. But how do you go about choosing winter tires? Firstly, you ...

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When should I change my summer tires?

changing your tires, replacing your tires, buying new tires, winter tires

It’s autumn. We feel it when we wake up in the morning and when we are coming home at night. Although September gives us glimpses of summer, there is no denying that things are going to get colder before they get warmer, especially during October and November. Many wonder then if it’s not time to change our winter tires. The ...

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Nokian zLINE A/S: Nokian makes an all-season tire?

It’s terrible for me to admit that I was not aware that Nokian, one of the world’s oldest tire makers, produces and sells an all-season tire, sorry, tyre. To find out if I was alone or had been living under a rock for too long, I asked a number of industry people including some tire guys about it. Although all ...

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Practical advice on winter tires

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Winter in Quebec is not easy, we all know this. It tends to drag on, and if we are a motorist, it certainly complicates our travels on the roads. Since 2008, it is mandatory to have tires specifically designed for winter use, a fact that provides at least some reassurance that other drivers around us are operating a car with ...

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Winter tires versus all-season tires: how to choose

winter tires vs all-season tires

It has now been nine years since motorists in Montreal and elsewhere in Quebec are obligated to equip their vehicles with tires specifically designed for winter. These proper tires are identifiable by the presence of a pictograph of a mountain with a snowflake on the tire’s sidewall. To receive this emblem, a tire must conform to the standards established by ...

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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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