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Top Winter Road Safety Tips

December 5th, 2018

  Now that winter is here, most people want to stay at home and hibernate! However, with the holiday season comes visits with family, trips to the mall and festive parties. In fact, most people drive more in the winter then they may want to. Luckily, it’s possible to get through another frigid season if…

Your Fall Car Maintenance Checklist

October 22nd, 2018

  There are a variety of things you can do to make sure you and your vehicle are ready for the colder weather. Here is a practical, fall car maintenance checklist to reassure your vehicle is ready for the upcoming season change.   1. Brakes and tires – Many parts of your car act differently…

New Laws For Drug Impaired Driving

October 14th, 2018

  Marijuana legalization is upon us with a slew of new rules and laws for drivers in Canada. This new legislation can seem a little intimidating when you’re not sure what your rights are and aren’t as a driver in Canada when it comes to recreational cannabis use. We’ve broken down this controversial topic to…

Back to School Safe Driving Tips

August 2nd, 2018

  It’s sad to say, but the summer will soon be over. The end of August also means the beginning of another school year. With fewer cars on the road since the end of June, driving habits may have loosened up a bit. But it’s time to start thinking about how we drive when the…

What You Need to Know About Oil Change

August 2nd, 2018

  Oil is the lifeblood of a car. It’s an essential component,  without it your car can’t get you where you need to go. So, the least you can do for your vehicle is keep up on oil changes.   Most drivers have varying views on when an oil change should be done. Their knowledge…

Get Inflated! – Why Proper Tire Inflation is Important

June 18th, 2018

  Most people don’t pay attention to their tire pressure unless there is a noticeable problem, such as a deflated or flat tire. However, taking the time to check your tire pressure once a month can save you a lot of long-term future costs.   Paying attention to your tire pressure and inflation improves your…

The Best Father’s Day Car Treatments

June 6th, 2018

  Father’s Day is a celebration honouring all the incredible fathers out there! There are many ways you can celebrate Father’s Day, but what better way to celebrate than to treat dad and his car? Bring him to Xtreme Tire Garage and give his car a maintenance check, oil change or new tires. Give your…

What To Do When a Winter Storm Hits

January 15th, 2018

  Winter driving is a necessary skill for most Canadians. There is always a possibility of a sudden snowstorm that can cause white-out conditions while you’re on the road. It can be a very stressful circumstance to drive through, but there are a few ways you can prepare yourself and your car to take on…