True. When driving in cold weather, do you slow down when you reach a bridge? Apparently you should — we all should. Because bridges are exposed to air on all sides, they lose heat and mirror the air’s temperature. Air only touches the road, on the other hand, on one side, its surface. A bridge’s materials also negatively affect heat retention. Check out this nifty animation we found to fully … Continue reading
Winter tire time of course. I promised in last week’s post about winter driving tips to share my own secret tip. And that secret is winter tires. Snowy weather is already messing up the roads here in Cleveland, so it’s time I swapped out my all-season tires for my beloved Michelin X-Ice Xi3 winter tires. Why, you ask, do I need winter tires if I have all-season tires? Why do you … 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