Low-Profile Tires Aren’t Keeping a Low Profile

If the idea was to stay out of the public eye, low-profile tires aren’t doing a very good job. Maybe we should think of a new name. Low-profile tires give the customers a larger wheel for a more fashionable aesthetic. And one thing I know to be true about life is that looking good is pretty important. Especially when it comes to our cars. What is A Low-Profile Tire? A … Continue reading

defensive driving tips

Defensive Driving Tips

Even the most experienced and skilled drivers need some defensive driving tips. Being cautious benefits all drivers on the road, and can help prevent accidents. But did you know that it also helps prevent premature tire wear? There are many tactics that are fairly self-explanatory that cover being a defensive driver while also contributing to extending the life of your tires. Let’s take a look at a quick guide to … Continue reading

There Are Many Types of Tires to Choose From. Find Your Mate.

Have you been unlucky in tire love? Do you always end up going out with the wrong types of tires? You know those kinds of outings, when you feel less secure and that there’s a good chance it might become flat. We know it’s extremely difficult to get set up with the perfect match. So that’s why we created RightTurn.com. Millions of people are searching for that perfect tire online. … Continue reading

winter tires vs all season

Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

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

How to avoid hydroplaning

How to Avoid Hydroplaning

You’ve heard of them all. Hot and cold, up and down, male and female, Batman and the Joker. You can’t have one without the other. The one that’s not so famous? Traction and hydroplaning. In order to hydroplane, you first need to have traction. Traction is the force that exists between the tires on your car and the pavement underneath them. When these two meet, you get forward motion. But … Continue reading

The Tire Check-Up Guide for Summer Road Trips

Summer is here and it’s time to start thinking about summer road trips. But before you tie your luggage to the roof rack and head to Wally World, let’s back the car out of the garage first and kick the tires. Check tread depth – Tread depth is crucial to stopping, steering, and staying on the road. The better the tread, the better the traction. Don’t know how to check … Continue reading

Car Apps to Track Everything from the Tires Up

No matter what smartphone you have, there are plenty of car apps to choose from. It’s just about using what’s most important, so you can be as safe and efficient on the road as possible. Let’s face it; keeping track of everything on your car is quite a challenge. Life gets in the way and suddenly you’re ignoring simple car maintenance tasks like checking your tire pressure. I know I … Continue reading

Driverless Car

Who Will Make Self-Driving Cars a Reality?

In May of 2014, Uber’s chief executive Travis Kalanick said that he plans to replace human drivers with self-driving cars. Kalanick said, “The reason Uber could be expensive is because you’re not just paying for the car — you’re paying for the other dude in the car.” This philosophy suggests taking the driver away to put into play the many potential benefits of driverless car technology, ultimately making car ownership … Continue reading

5 Car Technologies That Will Amaze You

This time of year is an exciting time for auto enthusiasts to experience the next generation of vehicles. Auto shows across the country display the most innovative designs showcasing today’s cars and what tomorrow’s cars might look like. Who knows if or when we’ll be flying our cars, but here are five car technologies that we won’t have to speculate about for much longer and are likely to make it … Continue reading

Taking Air out of the Tire Equation

Since 2005, Michelin has been developing a tire-wheel combo appropriately named the “Tweel.” With steel and rubber that form a strong and flexible structure, the Tweel possesses all the necessary qualities of regular tires but without the possibility of losing air. Currently, Tweels are being used for skid steers (you know — those mini, one-person tractors that have the cage around the driver) and commercial lawnmowers, which encounter flat tires … Continue reading