Well, spring is in the air, the flowers are blooming, the trees are showing buds and the temperatures are starting to come up. You know what else comes with spring weather, and that’s rain showers! Is your car ready?
Here are some things to keep in mind with the rainy weather right around the corner:
Tires: In rainy weather, hydroplaning is your enemy. Hydroplaning occurs when the car actually skates on a thin layer of water between the tire and the pavement, with the tires losing contact with the road altogether. Your tires are your first line of defense when it comes to keeping control of your car on wet pavement. The tread grooves are designed to channel water away and behind the tire’s contact patch to prevent hydroplani ...[more]
Ensuring the safety of students and their parents is a top priority of St. Lucie Battery and Tire in Stuart, FL. Gradually watching as summer fades away, vehicle owners should look onward to scheduled auto repair and tire upkeep to maintain their vehicle at top condition. Serving as Store Manager for St. Lucie Battery and Tire at the Stuart, FL location, Roy Livingston takes pride in offering unparalleled customer service and auto repair. In efforts to prepare for back-to-school travel and future winter weather conditions consider the following auto repair tips.
Procuring reliable vehicle conditions involves both planning and continuous maintenance by drivers, often encompassing a variety of auto repairs easily forgotten or overlooked. Determined to pro ...[more]
Summer means vacations, and vacations mean road trips and long hours on the interstate. Is your car ready for the hot weather and long miles? You might want to go over a few items on this short checklist…
Tires – Too often, we just take our tires for granted. As long as they’re holding up, they don’t get a lot of consideration, but it’s a good idea to check them before setting out on any long trips. Look for things like uneven wear and run your hands along the tread to feel for any irregularities. Check the tread wear – if you can stick a penny in the tread, Lincoln’s head pointed down, and the tread touches the top of his head, you’re still within minimum tread de ...[more]