It is easy to take your tyres for granted and forget the vital service they provide. But when you step back and take a look at things, you will see that your safety, and the safety of your family, is riding on these round pieces of rubber. Of course, your tyres are much more than round pieces of rubber - they are the spot where your car meets the road, and the safety of your family depends on their quality - and the right preventative maintenance.
5 September 2017
The way your car handles, meaning how well you can control it and how smoothly it rides over the pavement, is important for your safety when you're behind the wheel. If your car pulls to one side or slides away from you when turning, you can actually lose control of the vehicle, and this is obviously very dangerous for you and other drivers. This type of rough handling can also be putting added wear and tear on the car's transmission, steering column and the parts that connect the tyres to the car body.
1 September 2017
One of the most important safety features on a car is its tyres, yet many people neglect them until they need replacing. As a senior citizen, you may find that the costs of tyre replacement and regular maintenance is challenging as your purse strings tighten and physical fitness declines. If this sounds like you, check out these car tyre tips for senior citizens. Shop around for a discount Replacing four worn car tyres can be an expensive process, especially if you're on a pension.
29 August 2017
Your car's suspension system is made up of many components, including the shock absorbers (struts in some cars), control arms, anti-roll bars and springs. These parts form a first line of defence against the ills on the road surface, from potholes, railway tracks and gravel to rain, snow and all kinds of dirt and grime. Because of this, any component of you suspension system can get damaged/worn out after years of usage.
28 August 2017
It's important to check the condition of your tyres on a regular basis. If you notice any of the following issues, it might be time to buy some new tyres for your vehicle. Their tread depth is very low The treads on a tyre are designed to ensure that the rubber can retain a strong grip on the road, even when that surface is wet. By reducing slippage, the treads help to shorten a vehicle's braking distances.
28 August 2017