Tag: winter

Buying Guide For Winter Tires

You should not treat the purchase of your winter tires in any different way to other purchases but apply the same procedure as well as rules. This is because very little will change while the results to be achieved are the same regardless of the type of car that you have. To help you out, this article will give you a shopping guide detailing all the dos and don’ts that you will have to observe in making your tire shopping a success. Even though you might be operating under a tight budget, it is not advisable that you spend meanly in making a purchase. This is because the less you spend the higher your chances of getting tires of poor quality and bearing in mind they are to be used under freezing conditions then you must go for top quality tires. Poor quality tires will furthermore affect your control over … Read More

Winter Driving

Winter makes for dangerous driving conditions and so you will need to know a few techniques to keep you safe. You will also need to think before you even get in the car. If the weather forecast is particularly bad, consider if you even need to make your journey.

Ice on the car first thing is a hassle but it is something that needs to be sorted out properly. Using boiling water is definitely the wrong thing to do because the temperature difference can cause the glass to crack. Don’t scrape ice from your bodywork either as this will cause scratches. Heated windows are OK to use, as is a proper ice scraper if it is only used on the windows. If you want to prevent the build up of ice in the fist place, either keep your car in a garage or buy a special cover. When purchasing a … Read More

Winter Driving Tips

So the winter season is right around the corner. It is one of the most challenging times of year to drive in. No one enjoys scraping ice and cleaning snow off their car but what’s even worse is driving in it. With a few precautions and techniques many car accidents can be reduced and avoided. There are many winter driving tips that you can follow to be safe this season.

With a forecast of bad weather all drivers need to have the vehicle prepared properly. Your vehicle preparation is very important. All drivers should check all of their vehicle fluid levels before departure. Tires need to be properly inflated. Some good things to have with you are an ice scraper, snow brush or shovel, jumper cables, flares, flashlight etc. It is a must to clear as much snow and ice off the car before departing. Clearing ice and snow off … Read More