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Candid Talk Improves Teen Driver Safety

Parents naturally are hardwired to worry about their teen drivers. Yet, studies show that parents who talk to kids about driving safety have less to be concerned about.

Find out how a candid chat with teen drivers can help them navigate increasingly difficult traffic on city roads and highways.

Take Time for Winter Brake Safety Check

Remember your last sudden stop while driving?  How quickly your vehicle stops depends on numerous factors including speed, weight of the car, condition of the brakes and road condition. Are your brakes up to the winter road challenge?

Prepare Your Interior Against Wet Weather

Sniffling and suffering from a scratchy throat every time you drive to work? It may not be the weather, but it might be your interior.

Prevent Slips, Slides On Slick Winter Roads

Oil and grime accumulated on summer roads leaches out of pavement during autumn rains.

How can your vehicle's tires help prevent slips and slides on slick, wet roads?

Your Battery Wants to Tell You Something

Those first cold mornings after a long, hot summer can be the death knell for your battery.

5 Ways to Ready Your Ride For Winter Wrath

Fall car care is all about getting ahead of Old Man Winter. A little work this time of year preps your ride for the rain, snow, ice, sleet, and hail that awaits.

Reading The Lines: Cracks in Your Glass

Drive long enough and you’re sure to encounter a chip or crack in your windshield.

Sometimes it’s caused by a gravel truck; sometimes the wound is on the passenger side. Whatever the case, ignoring the scar isn’t the best option.

Those Important First Steps In Teen Safety

Teenagers only account for 13 percent of licensed drivers in Canada, but they account for roughly a quarter of all road-related injuries and fatalities.

Three Ways to Make Tires Last Longer

An underinflated tire poses a safety risk and also wears out faster. Can you rely on tire warning lights in your dashboard? No really. Here's why.

The Missing Link: Give Your Tires a Firm, Steady Grip

Drivers throughout North America are already dusting off their snow chains. Technology has changed since the classic tire links were patented by Harry Weed in 1904.

See how the latest in tire traction can help keep your vehicle from sliding on snowy roads.

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