With the many different types of tires on the market today, the passenger tire is the most commonly used and cost-effective tire type available. Passenger tires are typically used in passenger cars and minivans.
Almost every tire manufacture out there offers passenger tires. For example, Michelin with their Michelin Destiny, and Yokohama with their A drive. There are also different types of passenger tires that offer different types of performance for your driving needs.
All season tires are engineered to handle cold, warm, wet, and dry climates. You can identify an all season tire by its tread, and on the sidewall. The tread on an all season tire typically has more sipes (cuts within the tread block) within the tread, as well as a more diverse tread design. On the sidewall it either reads all season on the tire and/or a M+S marking on there as well. What the M ...[more]
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Summer is here with its hot temperatures and longer daylight. With summer here it also means that more people are hitting the roads for summer road trips and summer cruises around the city. What people may not know is that summer driving is just as dangerous as winter driving. Studies show that traffic accident fatalities increase in the summer due to the fact that people tend to spend more time on the road.
Charles Powell, creator of Passing the Written DMV Test suggest that everyone brush up on their defensive driving skills in order to safeguard their families and themselves every summer.
We should always be cautious and respectful to others on the road no ma ...[more]
It's that wonderful time of year again, when winter starts to wind down, and spring and summer are just around the corner. After a long, cold, harsh winter, there is nothing better than more sunshine and warmer days. Driving is especially better with no more cold, wet, and slippery roads. Driving also becomes less dangerous and less risky for those who have to commute day to day. So, if you’re going to be driving in the hot weather, be sure that your vehicle has the right set of tires.
Having the right set of tires for the summer is as important as having the right set of tires for the winter. If you're thinking about using your winter tires for summer, you are making a big mistake and taking a risk. Winter tire treads are designed with a softer compound that is only good for ...[more]
Now that summer is here and school is out, many of our customers are getting ready for a summer road trips and vacations. There are a lot of things to be done before going vacation, such as packing food and clothing, making sure your house is secure and making plans when you get to your destination. But there is one thing that Dan’s American Tire wants you to put on your vacation prep list: have your car serviced and get your tires checked.
Often people take the everyday working condition of their car and tires for granted. People get in their vehicles, start them and expect them to go. Day in and day out, your car may work reliably enough. But a long road trip is very different than trips across town. If your car has not been tuned up recently or your tires have not been checked, you may be heading out o ...[more]
ConsumerReports.org posted a news item this week titled, “Lessons in Car Downsizing”. The article cited that many SUV and truck owners might be looking for a smaller vehicle due to the high expense of filling up the tank at the gas pumps.
Consumers who were considering downsizing their vehicles were advised to hang onto their larger vehicles if the trade-in value of the SUV or truck is currently lower than normal due to high gas prices circumstance.
ConsumerReports.org also advised consumers to consider depreciation and amortization: “The longer you own a car, th ...[more]
Dan's American Tire is excited to announce the launch of its new website. The site features a fresh look, easy navigation and more focus on what the customer needs.
The new site offers inventory listings with pictures and specs. You can search a variety of ways including by vehicle, brand and size.
With the addition of our blog, we are able to help informand educate our customer on important tire and service information.
We invite you to visit the new www.dansamericantire.com today!