What You Need to Know about Tires for Safe Winter Driving

Safe winterdriving doesn’t happen by accident. It’s the result of an attentive, skilleddriver in control of a well-maintained vehicle that has been prepared forseasonal road conditions. Essential to that preparation is ensuring you havethe right tires.

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Why You Shouldn’t Skip Rotating & Balancing Your Tires

Much of your safety on the road is determined by “where the rubber meets the road.” So, for optimal safety, you need to make sure that your tires are in good condition and responsive to your steering command, and that takes a number of tire and wheel maintenance practices—wheel alignment, tire tread checks and tire rotation and balancing.

A Quick Guide to Comprehensive Wheel and Tire Maintenance

In order to make sure your car has a good grip on the driving surface and responds to steering, the wheels and the tires need to be in good health. Maintenance that keeps them in good condition include: Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Skip Rotating & Balancing Your Tires

Why You Should Avoid Potholes

Potholes are not just a winter driving hazard. More of them may actually appear in spring as the freeze-thaw cycle draws to a close and loosened paving surfaces wash away with spring rains, snow melt, wind and heavier traffic. And even those little ones have the potential to cause serious problems for your car.

When you take care to avoid potholes, you take effective measures to prevent: Continue reading Why You Should Avoid Potholes

Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Most vehicles leave the dealer’s lot with all-season tires and in New Mexico, our winters aren’t always harsh, so do you need winter tires? Quanz Auto Body in Albuquerque explores the difference between winter tires and all-season tires so you can make an educated selection about what will meet your vehicle’s safety needs. Continue reading Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires