Kelowna: It’s Time To Replace Your Summer Tires

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An intensive study from the Traffic Injury Research Foundation recently discovered that summer tires simply can’t compare to their winter alternatives. These options – which feature a high lateral stiffness that renders them too inflexible for snow, causing brittleness and eventual breakage – deliver weak traction, requiring an average of 43 metres to come to […]

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Kelowna: What Tread Depth Is Best For Winter?

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Winter is almost here – and with this comes a need for precise grippage. Your vehicle must be ready to face those wet-weather challenges; and tire treads must, therefore, deliver the necessary strength. Allow our Service Department to help you achieve optimal treads. To ensure that tires properly perform on the highway, their treads should […]

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Kamloops: Achieve Optimal Performance With Help From Winter Tires

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With every day December creeps closer – and this, our Service Department knows, demands immediate action from Kamloops drivers. It’s time to exchange your all-season tires for an appropriate seasonal option. According to the Traffic Injury Research Foundation, winter tires deliver superior support – enhancing stopping distances by approximately 10%. They also improve acceleration on […]

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Kelowna: Swap Your Studded Tires Out This Season

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Controversy surrounds studded tires – with some drivers praising their enhanced traction and others deriding the potential damage they cause. The argument is endless, with both sides claiming victory. What cannot be debated, however, is the need to swap studded tires for true winter-rated options, with the Traffic Injury Research Foundation noting decisive stoppage differences […]

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Is It Worth Switching Your Tires Each Year in Kelowna, BC?

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All-season tires are reliable in a wide range of conditions. Most new vehicles have this type of rubber because of its flexibility. However, in challenging or extreme conditions, you may want to visit a service centre to find something more specialised.  For example, you may want to switch to winter tires for cold season driving. […]

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Vernon: It’s Time To Consider Winter Tires

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The time has come, Vernon. Summer has ended; fall has begun; and winter is drawing ever-closer, leaving only mere weeks to ensure that your vehicle is prepped for the snow. Schedule a tire change today! As part of our Tire Changeover event – which has been newly extended to November 30th – we’re encouraging drivers […]

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Installing Winter Tires in Vernon

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BC’s winter tire law requires winter tires or chains to be used on most routes in the province from October 1 to April 30. If your car or truck isn’t equipped with winter tires or your current set is due for a replacement, stop into our Service Department at Skaha Ford to discover our wide […]

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Winter Tires Prove Best For Kelowna Weather

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According to the Traffic Injury Research Foundation, the need for winter tires proves absolute – with Kelowna drivers able to reduce the chance of collision and enhance overall stability while traveling. During a recent study the organization discovered that (when compared to their all-season counterparts) these options promised safety.   Vehicle Equipped With Winter Tires […]

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Kelowna: Understand The Importance Of Choosing Winter Tires

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The numbers prove troubling – with Consumer Reports noting that approximately half of Canadian drivers believe their all-season tires will suffice for winter. There is no need, they claim, to make a change. It’s too great a hassle with too little a reward. Our Service Department disagrees. The value of winter tires has been (repeatedly) […]

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