If your tires aren’t up for the rigors of icy roads, it’s time to talk with the Wichita tire pros at Tracy’s Automotive.
It looks as if winter is here. Meteorologists were predicting a “widespread killing freeze” this week accompanied by light snow, sleet and freezing rain. Forecasters also warned drivers to be careful because roads will be slippery.
Folks who are new to Wichita and its sometimes harsh winter weather may not know how to cope with hazardous driving conditions. And, even for natives, it can be easy to forget how treacherous an icy road can be when you’ve spent several spring and summer months driving on clear roads. It’s good to be reminded of safety measures for driving in hazardous winter conditions. Canadadrives.ca offers these tips:
- Stay in control when it’s slicky. And never slam on your brakes.
- Clean frost, ice and snow off your car so you have good visibility.
- Keep a safe distance between you and other drivers.
- In freezing rain, stay home if possible. If not, be especially careful. Stick to main roads.
It’s also wise to make sure your car is in top condition for winter weather and dangerous roads: Make sure your battery and brakes work. And consider getting winter tires if you have to travel a lot. If you decide not to get winter tires, make sure the tires you are using are in good shape with plenty of tread and make sure they’re properly inflated.
If your car needs some work, or if you’re not sure whether it’s ready for winter, or if you need tires, it’s time to find a trusted Wichita auto care pro like the auto care technicians at Tracy’s Automotive.
While you’re at Tracy’s Automotive, check into our specials, like free road hazard protection on a set of four tires.
While you’re at Tracy’s Automotive, be sure to sign up for our giveaway of a $150 gift card and a Weber Spirit II E-210 gas grill. The Weber Spirit II E-210 is a two-burner grill that’s built to fit small spaces, and packed with features such as the powerful GS4 grilling system, iGrill capability, and convenient side tables for placing serving trays.
Once you fall in love with the Spirit II E-210, fill out a form. We’ll be giving away one $150 gift card and one grill at each of our locations in November. No purchase necessary but you must enter at one of our service centers. Stay tuned for more details or ask one of the auto pros when you visit one of our service centers.
Tracy’s Automotive is here to help you. If you don’t have time or feel you can take your car to the shop, Tracy’s Automotive will pick it up at your home or work. Then, after your car is serviced or repaired, Tracy’s Automotive will bring it back to you thoroughly cleaned.
Tracy’s passion for a better tire buying, auto care and auto repair experience drove us to develop the model of Tracy’s Automotive Tire Pros. Tracy’s has turned hard work and inspiration into a booming tire and auto repair provider. Now Tracy’s has three locations and serves customers all over Wichita and Goddard. Tracy’s is thrilled to be a part of your family’s trusted brands for all auto repair and tire needs.
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