When it comes to self-driving cars, Tesla has w togged the limelight since launching its Autopilot technology in 2014. But lately there’s been a slew of contenders clamoring to get their self-driving cars on the road. How do self-driving cars work? In a nutshell, they use cameras, GPS, a slew of laser or radar sensors, and an onboard computer to create a computerized view of its surroundings. There aren’t any production … Continue reading
If you’re looking for the best snow tires, you might not find what you’re looking for. “Snow tires” is a term that’s a bit misleading. As one of RightTurn’s resident tire experts, and your inside source to all things tires, “winter tires” is a much more accurate description. You don’t need to drive on snow to experience the benefits of winter tires. All-season tires stiffen at temperatures below 45 degrees. … Continue reading
Winter weather makes driving a mess, but you still have places to go, family to see, presents to buy… oh, and you still have to get to and from work every day. Here are RightTurn’s winter driving tips for wintery travels near and far.
There’s a new app in town, and it’s called Plowz. The makers of the app call it “A Wintertime Chore Made Easy.” Bloomberg calls it “Uber for Snowplows”. Me? I just think of Plowz, and its companion app Mowz (I’ll give you one guess… yeah, it’s like Uber for lawnmowers), are the latest examples of how apps are connecting people willing to do some sort of drudgery with people who … Continue reading
I asked myself the same question when someone suggested I write about road salt’s increased cost. Because of skyrocketing prices for road salt, several counties across the country, including Northeast Ohio, will have to work harder this winter to keep their streets safer from ice and snow. Why are prices skyrocketing? There are several theories, and not everyone thinks the rise is legit. In the meantime, this affects us in … Continue reading
Snow and ice can make driving dicey, and freezing temperatures can be hazardous. This may not be your first winter behind the wheel, but these tips can help make you better equipped to handle whatever Mother Nature has in store. PREPARE Winterize your car. Check your battery, tires, windshield wipers, and use no-freeze washer fluid. Be sure you have an ice scraper too. Install winter tires if you have them … Continue reading
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It’s Winter Tire Week at RightTurn! Now’s your chance to win a free set of winter tires plus a free winter driving class! Enter to win at RightTurn’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RightTurnNow. Keep an eye out for our #WinterTireWeek posts on Facebook today through Sunday, October 27. Share a post and LIKE it for a chance to win. That’s all it takes! LIKE as many posts as you want—each one counts … Continue reading