Buying Winter Tires - Learn These Winter Tire Tips - Yorktown Service Plaza

December 31st, 2012

Stay safe this winter by knowing how to get the most out of your winter tires!

There are many different types of tires that can get you through the winter, and selecting the best type of tire and protection for your driving conditions will help you get through this winter season safely and smoothly. Remember to always check your tires for uneven wear, tread depth, and inflation. Improperly inflated, damaged, or bald tires can be a safety hazard in even the best driving conditions, and with winter driving precautions, can become even more dangerous. Always ask your trusted mechanic if the tires on your vehicle are rated for your weather and driving conditions.

Selecting from winter tire choices can be based on vehicle performance, driving conditions, climate conditions, and other factors. Here are the types of winter tires, and what they should be primarily used for.

Types of Winter Tires:

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Common Benefits Winter Tires Provide - Yorktown Service Plaza

December 14th, 2012

Are you ready for an adventure? Just go winter driving and you'll realize how effective winter tires can be. Driving in snow, sleet, or on ice can make even the most seasoned drivers nervous. If you live in an area that falls below an average temperature of 45 degrees and below in the winter, or in an area where standing water or leaves may freeze leaving the roadways slick and traction low - then winter tires are a great investment to keep you and your loved ones safe on the road this season.

  • Get (4) - Four winter tires will provide the best protection against winter road hazards. With 4 winter tires, you will have consistency in handling, control, traction, and grip.
  • Tread - Winter tires have unique tread, specialized for channeling ...[more]
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