news
Tire Pressures

Do Tire Pressures Really Matter?

To show just how big a difference tire pressure makes to driving performance, the family owned retail chain Kal Tire set up a demonstration at Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack.

news

Tires need routine checks

An estimated 21 million North American drivers own a vehicle with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) -- a technological device designed to notify drivers of dangerously low tire pressure.

news

Maximum pressure on sidewall only for full loads

Q: I have Nokian WR H-rated tires on my 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue. GM calls for 31 p.s.i. for the original Goodyear tires. The maximum p.s.i. on the sidewall of the Nokians is 51 p.s.i. Would you sugge

news

High-tech loses out to basic common sense

Recently I was driving a test vehicle when a chime sounded and a warning light appeared on the dash. It was the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), telling me a tire was low.