7 Ways to Maximize Tire Traction (The Friction Circle)

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Tire traction is critical for maintaining control over your vehicle. Did you know that the amount of traction available can change based on the weight transfer of your vehicle? Understanding proper weight transfer can mean the difference between negotiating a turn and sliding off the road. Here is a quick introduction into the fundamental driving … Read more

What is Hydroplaning? (3 Tips to Avoid and Correct It)

Hydroplaning (also called “aquaplaning”) is a condition where the tires can’t displace water on the road fast enough. When excess water builds up under the tire, the tire lifts off of the road’s surface, compromising your ability to steer the vehicle. As the seasons change and the weather gets worse, the odds of hydroplaning on a … Read more