Winter Tires at Discount Prices
Now is the time of the year to seriously consider winter tires for your vehicle. We live in an area with winter storms, snow, ice, or freezing rain, winter tires are the best protection you have against slips, skids, and spin-outs. Before the heavy storms hit later in the season, right now is the best time to get your winter tires at discount prices. Winter tires are an important investment because of their added safety benefits. But why pay more when Independent Tire Dealers has low prices on winter tires right now? You’re getting added safety, better deals, and preparing yourself early for the unknown hazards that winter weather brings to drivers. Don’t hesitate, a good set of four winter tires may save you time and bring ...[more]
Independent Tire Dealer Announces New Products; Check Out What’s New at Independent Tire Dealer- ITDRoll.com
ITDRoll recently sent out a press release introducing a couple of new tires:
(PRWEB) November 26, 2013Independent Tire Dealers is an industry leader in service and customer satisfaction. Your local Independent Tire Dealer is a place where you can obtain honest, dependable, trustworthy service performed by technicians that know what they are doing and with over 200 locations, you are sure to find one near you. This collective group of independent tire dealers is proud to announce the addition of brand new tire lines to add to their already extensi ...[more]
We know you've heard it before, but it's critical enough to repeat: the tires you choose for your vehicle are important. It is critical to understand that the tires on your vehicle are the one single link to the road surface. To keep the rest of your vehicle performing at its peak, your tires are the very foundation of your vehicle.
Different quality tires will last for different periods of time, depending on wear and tear. Regular maintenance is key to longer tread life, but tread wears down over time and with use. Once you get to the point where you need to replace your tires, there are several choices that you can make. The easiest choice is get the exact size and make that originally came on the vehicle, when it was new. Beyond that, you might consider going to a better quality tire or ...[more]
Is Your Vehicle Ready For Holiday Travel? Many people have concerns about taking their cars on long trips, especially if their cars are getting on in years or mileage. The truth is … long trips are actually easier on your car than day-to-day driving, but a breakdown far from home can really ruin your fun. A few simple checks will stave off many common problems. As with most things, it's best to start early. Here is a simple check list for preparing your car for Holiday travel.
Two to four weeks before you go
- Get any major repairs done. If your car needs major repair or maintenance, do it at least one month, before you travel. That will allow plenty of time for any problems related to the original repair to sh ...[more]
The weather out there is getting cooler, and fall is definitely on its way out the door. This typically means one big thing for most drivers- It’s time to start considering your winter tire options. Depending on your typical commute and driving habits, as well as the climate in which you live, you have a wide range of choices for winter tires. Some things to factor in are snowfall or rainfall, road conditions, and temperature. Winter tires come in all sizes and price points, so there is something that will fit every driver’s needs out there.
· For Rainy/ Cold Climates- If you live in an area that doesn’t get much snowfall, where winters are wet and cold, you may want to consider All Season Tires or tires with specialized tread t ...[more]
Your tires are one of the hardest working elements of your vehicle, but how often do you check and make sure they’re acceptable and safe? It’s easy to overlook the underside of your car, but tire tread is simply too important to forget about. Remember, your tires are the only point of contact with the road for your entire vehicle, and the only thing that keeps your car from flying off of the road, when you’re going around a corner! Your tires keep you safe, secure, and keep your vehicle performing properly. In other words, they are vital to your car.
Check your tire tread depth. The tire tread is made up of little valleys and sipes molded into the tire at its creation. These are made to direct moisture away from the flat areas of the tire to maintain tractio ...[more]
How Tires Affect Fuel Economy
As gasoline prices soar, it is becoming increasingly important to do what is necessary to get the most driving distance out of every tank of gas possible. There are several factors that contribute to the gas mileage or fuel economy of an automobile. Oftentimes, people neglect to consider the fact that the condition of their car’s tires can be a significant contributor to the overall fuel economy of their vehicle.
Tires Generate Rolling Resistance
In order to propel your vehicle forward on the road, your tires must exert a specific degree of force on the surface to sustain a consistent level of speed and sustain forward propulsion. This is known as rolling resi ...[more]
The tire category of “All-Season Tires” can be a misleading term and this category gets the most questions out of any tire available. Basically, when you are purchasing All-Season tires, you are getting a very sturdy tire that will work well through various weather conditions as well as varying temperatures or climates. The types of tires that fall under the ‘All-Season’ tire category contain different types of tread compounds, designs, and mileage ratings, and there are some big differences between All-Season Tires, Regular, or ‘summer’ tires (sometimes also referred to as ‘three-season tires’), and Winter Tires.
One of the main differences is temperature. Temperature affects tire rubber. For example, firm rubber tha ...[more]
If you are in the market for a set of new tires, there are a few things that you should know to make your purchasing experience easy and painless. With a little bit of research you will become an expert at the tires you purchase for your own vehicle.
Tire Size- Tire size depends on your vehicle and its make, model, and year. There are many helpful tools at www.itdroll.com to help you narrow down your tire size, but the information is also in your owner’s manual as well as on the side of the tire itself.
Tire Speed Rating- Not all tires ride the same, so speed ...[more]
Fall is in the air, and that can mean only one thing: it’s back to school time! As you run through your back to school checklist- pencils, notebooks, binders, books, and tires- yes, you read that correctly: TIRES. Why add new tires to your back to school checklist? Because now is the BEST time to get new tires for you or your student’s vehicle. Whether you are carpooling your students around, want something dependable for your extra-curricular high school smarty, or need that reliable vehicle for your independent college bound kid- making sure you get the best start to a new school year means starting with replacing your old tires.
Safety counts! By swapping out old, worn down, and bald tires, you will increase the overall safety of your vehicle. A ...[more]
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