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Winter Driving Safety Tips - How to Get Out of a Slide on Ice

Are you prepared for winter driving? Let us help at Alfa Romeo of Oakville. As the winter weather sets in, sliding is a common occurrence and can be dangerous if drivers don't know how to respond. The next time that you start to slide on ice, follow these winter driving tips.

Remain calm and don't panic. While it's easier said than done, if you stay calm, it can help you stay in control. It's also helpful if you refrain from hard braking because it can help you avoid sliding. The brakes can cause you to slide…

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How Winter Tires Keep You Safer

Winter driving season is upon us and with it, all of the dangerous snow and icy road conditions. As long as your tires are fairly new, everything should be okay, right? If you have all-season tires, you may want to consider getting snow tires to battle the worst of winter in our climate in Oakville.

All-season tires are fine for moderate winter driving conditions, but when it comes to the heavy stuff, you'll end up having problems. They won't give you the grip on the road and sharp handling that you need to drive safely.

 

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How Do I Eliminate Car Odors?

Have you been pondering how to eliminate car odors for some time now? A lot of people go through a stage of this as they begin to fret that they have not done nearly enough to take care of this particular issue. Luckily, there are solutions that are available to anyone who wants to get serious about things.

Charcoal and baking soda are two fan favorites that are available to just about anyone. If you can get your hands on either of these two things then you can get yourself one step closer to a cleaner car.  

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Keep Safe With Good Tires

Maintaining your tires is important to your safety. You need to know when it's time to start planning to buy a new set. Pay close attention if you vehicle starts vibrating. Many people, particularly new car owners, don't associate vibration with bad tires but heavy vibration that worsens over a few days is a solid indicator your tires are about to blow.

Look for weak spots. Things like nails in your tires can be patched, but weak spots can't be fixed. You find a weak spot by looking for blisters, smooth tread, or visible wires where the…

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