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Five Tips for Thanksgiving Travel

November 27th, 2014
auto repair roanoke va1. Tires: Ensure tire pressure is properly serviced and maintained for both lengthy travels and everyday driving. Underinflation of tires can cause unnecessary wear and hardship to tire tread, causing tire failure or malfunctions. If not properly inflated, fuel economy can be severely decreased, causing drivers to lose about .6 miles per gallon due to improper tire conditions. Whether over or under inflated, tires can easily lose traction that could lead to an accident if not addressed. Service tires before Thanksgiving travel this holiday season to avoid unnecessary accidents, injury or inconvenience.
 
2. Headlights: Maintaining proper safety and visibility is imperative for winter driving conditions as travelers ofte ...[more]
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Daylight Saving Ends - Check Your Vehicle Lights

November 13th, 2014
Prepare for the end of Daylight Saving Time with proper maintenance of vehicle lighting to ensure safety. After November 2nd, clocks “fall back” which causes most drivers’ commutes to be in darker lighting, being that dusk will occur during peak hours of evening traffic hours. As winter quickly approaches, vehicle lighting should be inspected to ensure optimum visibility for drivers in dim or inclement conditions that command top quality operations of both lighting and windshield wipers.
 
External vehicle lighting serves as an imperative part of enabling vehicle operation and safety during winter months, especially after Daylight Saving Time has passed. Potential for accidents increases drastically as obstacles and obstructions are more difficult to ...[more]
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Giving Thanks for November Auto Repair

November 2nd, 2014

auto repair tires roanoke vaThis Thanksgiving let Star City Tire in Roanoke, VA help you prepare for all seasonal traveling with auto repair to take your vehicle the distance. From trick-or-treating to Christmas caroling, having all vehicles prepared for top performance is imperative for both fall and winter travel. Whether your trips take you across town or across the country, let Star City Tire in Roanoke, VA assist with all auto repair and tire maintenance needs. Never allow vehicle disrepairs to be left unattended; these malfunctions could cause serious damage to both your vehicle and wallet with costly auto repair that could be easily prevented with Star City Tire.

Pursuing outstanding vehicle performance in winter months begins with upkeep throughout the year and constant maintenance over the l ...[more]

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