Safety on Roads: Checking your Tyres

Most parts of the car play an integral part in running it smoothly and safe. But tyres play an incredibly big part in road safety – they are the only part of the vehicle that actually grip the road. Driving, accelerating and braking as well as the quality of the road surface will affect and be affected by the condition of your tyres. Without maintenance and regular checks, the treads will wear down and the air pressure of your tyres will change and accidents can happen. This puts your passengers as well as yourself in danger – even more so at higher speeds. Continue reading

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Shipping Your Vehicle during a Long Distance Move

Moving to a new home can be stressful and downright exhausting. Things can become even more complicated if you are moving across country or to an entirely new country. One thing you must consider when making a move like this is what you will do with your current vehicle and there are a few different things you must take into account when moving your vehicle during a long distance move. Continue reading

Safety On the Roadways: New Features and Old Tactics

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Until someone perfects teleportation or replaces the roads with giant moving walkways, people will be bound to the need to drive. Whether it’s a commute to and from work, a short drive to the supermarket, or a long road trip, other drivers, undesirable weather conditions, and your own occasional bad call could potentially lead to a dangerous car accident that might result in personal injury, the need to replace parts on your car, and the need to repaint those parts. As we wait for the day when we no longer are bound to our metal bodied cars, the best thing we can do is to take advantage of the improved safety features in new cars and engage in defensive driving tactics. Continue reading

Prepping You Car For Resale

Selling your used car is not an envious position to be in.  It is extremely frustrating as we never feel like we quite get as much money for our cars as they are worth.  However, it is possible to do some simple renovations and quick-fixes to increase the resale value of your car.  Here is a list of a few things that may get you a few extra bucks to put towards replacing your old rig. Continue reading

Kia Innovations

What innovations has Kia made to their cars in the last 3 or 4 years that has given them so much momentum in the industry?

Kia is a leading car manufacturer and is rapidly-growing thanks to low prices and competitive marketing. With new vehicle designs, Kia has expanded their customer-base and can easily attract car buyers of all ages and incomes. Kia was recently names the “Best Car Deals Under $15,000”, according to Reader’s Digest. With this type of national attention, it is clear that Kia is doing something right and they don’t look ready to stop any time soon. Continue reading

“Surfing” While Driving: A Dangerous Epidemic

By Jack Payton, Tires-Easy

Technology is a wonderful thing in many respects, and where the safety and wellbeing of individuals is concerned, modern technology has helped in many areas.

The combination of handheld devices and automobiles, however, is not one of the areas where technology has made us a safer people.

Our nation’s highways are more dangerous than ever. Continue reading

5 Weird and Wonderful Japanese Autos

The Japanese have always had their quirks in most areas of culture and the car design zone certainly falls into the slightly different. Japan has had its fair share of different autos during its time and some really stick out in the memory. So, let’s take a look at five of the weirdest. Continue reading