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Nexen Tires Shares 10 Tips for Tire Safety

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 1st, 2015 9:37am

Tires are one of the most important safety features on a car – after all, tires are the only part of your car that actually touch the road, which makes them pretty important right? When driving, your tires keep you going where you want to go, so when it comes to travel safety, you're only as safe as your tires are! Tire Safety Week is always celebrated the last week of May, but tire safety knows no season, so Nexen Tire is ...


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Do Your PART during Tire Safety Week

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 2nd, 2014 10:23am

Did you know? Maintaining your vehicle’s tires is not only crucial to ensuring safety on the road, but it is also an essential step to getting better fuel economy. To maximize tire life, the Car Care Council recommends checking tire condition and pressure regularly, and there is no better time to start than National Tire Safety Week. “We encourage all motorists to do their ‘PART’ and check vehicle tire ...


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Celebrating Tire Safety - Cooper Style

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 3rd, 2013 1:00am

With half of Americans planning to take a road trip of more than 200 miles this summer,* Cooper Tire is going the distance to ensure parents check their family vehicle’s tires before embarking on “daycations” and summer road trips. According to a new survey – “Miles with Mom” – time in the car is a frequent opportunity for modern families to connect. Cooper Tire recently polled more than ...


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Logging Miles with Mom - Tire Safety Cooper Style

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 3rd, 2013 1:00am

With half of Americans planning to take a road trip of more than 200 miles this summer,* Cooper Tire is going the distance to ensure parents check their family vehicle’s tires before embarking on “daycations” and summer road trips. According to a new survey – “Miles with Mom” – time in the car is a frequent opportunity for modern families to connect. Cooper Tire recently polled more than ...


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It's PART-y Time - Celebrate National Tire Safety Week with Cooper Tire

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 5th, 2012 1:00am

June 3-9 is National Tire Safety Week, instituted by RMA (Rubber Manufacturers Association). Have you planned your big tire party like the diva you are? I know, Tire Safety Week sounds like a pretty dull excuse for a party, but that's not really what I'm talking about. I'm talking about a Tire Safety PART-y. I'm sure you're wondering, "What's up with that?"  Follow the link to learn more, and take the tire safety quiz to see if ...


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Winter Tire Safety Tips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 25th, 2008 10:21pm

Winter brings many challenges for your car each year, but perhaps the most nerve-wracking is the hazardous driving conditions you'll have to face. Even though the groundhog has already seen its shadow, it's not too late to consider switching your all-season tires to winter ones for increased safety and peace of mind. Rubber compounds in tires are made to perform in specific temperatures: summer tires are very ...


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Tests Show All-Season Tires Inadequate For Winter Driving

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 11th, 2007 4:54am

Millions of drivers riding on All-Season tires will be unprepared for winter this year, say experts at The Tire Rack. Government statistics show some 70 percent of winter injuries and deaths related to snow and ice occur in automobiles. Even with All-Season tires and electronic driver's aids, most vehicles are not fully equipped to keep a good grip on the road in winter driving conditions. Tests conducted at The ...


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If It Looks Like A Flat, Feels Like A Flat, And Sounds Like A Flat, Guess What…!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 1st, 2007 8:36am

A flat tire shouldn’t be reason for panic. “In schools where drivers’ education isn’t available,” observes one educator, “tire changing ought to be included in home economics.” The Car Care Council suggests that motorists who are unprepared to deal with a flat tire are faced not only with added expense and inconvenience; they also are more vulnerable to foul weather and ...


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