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Tips for Driving in the Snow

Accelerate and decelerate slowly. Applying the gas slowly to accelerate is the best method for regaining traction and avoiding skids. Don't try to get moving in a hurry. And take time to slow down for a stoplight. Remember: It takes longer to slow down on icy roads.
Drive slowly. Everything takes longer on snow-covered roads. Accelerating, stopping, turning - nothing happens as quickly as on dry pavement. Give yourself time to maneuver by driving slowly.
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Tire Wear and Care

Check Your Tire Inflation
Proper tire inflation is essential for safe driving and long tire life. It’s wise to check your tires’ air pressure at least once a month with an accurate tire pressure gauge. Be sure to check pressure while your tires are cold and have not been used recently. Even driving a mile will cause your tire pressure to increase and give you an inaccurate reading.
A continuous loss of inflation pressure may indicate a possible tire or wheel assembly problem. Consult your Goodyear retailer immediately if you experience this.
Check Your Tire Tread
Goodyear suggests you check your tire tread every 3,000 miles. Here are two simple tests:
Take the Penny Test: Simply insert a penny into your tire’s tread groove with Lincoln’s head upside down and facing you. If you can see all of Lincoln’s head, it’s time to replace your tires.
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Website Launch Announcement: Goodyear Auto Pros Launches New Site

We are excited to announce the launch of our 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 and size. With the addition of our blog, we are able to help inform and educate our customers on important tire and service information. We invite you to visit our new website today.

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