Winter Tires

Winter Tires

  October 1st Winter tire regulations kicked in on October 1st. Aside from the obvious safety aspects, the government requires the use of certified winter tires on highways. To be honest, some of the hilly roads around the Okanagan are an even better place to be...
Traction Control

Traction Control

  Control Traction control helps limit tire slip in acceleration on slippery surfaces. In the past, drivers had to feather the gas pedal to prevent the drive wheels from spinning wildly on slippery pavement. Many of today’s vehicles employ electronic...
Jump Start

Jump Start

  The problem Nothing beats jumping in your car turning the key in the ignition and then realizing that whatever you had planned for the day is about to be canceled, or at least seriously curtailed. Your battery is dead. You either hear nothing or a bunch of...
Outta Gas?

Outta Gas?

  Every driver occasionally lets their gas tank get low enough to trigger the low fuel warning light. Even though we all know it’s best to keep your gas tank ¼ full, we still let it run low from time to time. Knowing how far you can drive on an empty gas...
Make your vehicle last

Make your vehicle last

Ensure your car becomes a vintage in Four Easy Steps   Every driver knows the importance of oil changes and routine maintenance to help keep any car ticking, and air filters clog, brake pads wear out, and serpentine belts stretch as the miles add up. Usually...