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The risk of driving on your Winter tires in Summer

Risk of Driving Winter Tires in Summer

Did you know its unsafe to run winter tires during the summer?

According to the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, as of 2019, 69% (excluding Quebec where its mandatory) of Canadian drivers own winter tires. With the onset of the pandemic and lockdowns, the average Canadian is driving far less which has led to more and more drivers choosing to leave their winter tires on during the Spring & Summer months.

In this, we want to educate our customers on the potential safety concerns and why you should be visiting Active Green + Ross for either NEW all-season/summer tires, or at the very least changing over to an existing set.



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To find out more, contact your local Active Green + Ross store location or visit our website at www.activegreenross.com TODAY!

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Are Your Tires Ready For Winter Weather?

As temperatures cool across the nation, we at Active Green + Ross Tire Centres want to remind drivers that it’s time to start thinking about winter driving conditions and how to protect themselves and their passengers on the road.

While it’s important to adjust driving habits to weather conditions, according to Marc Brazeau, President, Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada,  the most imperative thing Canadians can do to protect themselves and their loved ones is transition to winter tires.

“The idea that all-season tires are as effective as winter tires is a dangerous misconception,” said Brazeau. “The design and durability of winter tires improves performance and enhances safety in a variety of road conditions. They’re the one and only choice for winter driving.” Continue reading Are Your Tires Ready For Winter Weather?