November 2016

What Is The Difference Between Asymmetric, Symmetric, and Directional Tire Treads?

Posted on November 25, 2016

Are your tires too worn to keep you and your vehicle safe on the road this season? You may be shopping for a new set of winter or all-season tires, and wondering what the difference is between asymmetric, symmetric, and directional tire treads. Each kind of tire tread has a different driving benefit, so the… Read More »

Are Studded Tires Necessary For Winter?

Posted on November 22, 2016

Not long ago, studded tires were the choice for safer winter driving. However, technological advances in the tire world have resulted in studless winter tires that sometimes out-perform their studded counterparts. Are studded tires still necessary for winter? We’ll compare studded vs. studless tires in some common winter driving scenarios. Studded Tires vs. Studless Tires: Road Noise… Read More »

What Are The Best Rated Winter Tires?

Posted on November 17, 2016

As we help our customers prepare for winter driving conditions, one of the most common questions we hear is: what are the best rated winter tires? Since there are many different ratings systems for winter tires, the answer to this question varies depending on which organization’s ratings you read. However, we have some pointers as… Read More »