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Fall Driving Tips

There are different driving challenges that come as seasons change. Here are a few helpful fall driving tips: AIR PRESSURE Maintaining the proper air pressure helps to ensure that your tires can perform the way they were designed. For the best possible performance, we suggest you inflate your tires to the manufacturer recommended air pressure, which can be found on the driver’s door panel, on the glove box door, or…

Checking Tire Air Pressure

HERE ARE A FEW EASY STEPS TO FOLLOW WHEN CHECKING YOUR TIRE PRESSURE Inflate to vehicle's recommended tire pressure Use a dependable and accurate air gauge Check the air pressure before driving Inspect the valve cap Recheck air pressure during adjustment VEHICLE'S RECOMMENDED TIRE PRESSURE The tire sticker (placard) will be on the inside edge of your driver side doorframe. The sticker may list different values or pressures for front…

Wet Weather Driving Tips

Driving in wet weather can be challenging, so it pays to be prepared. Before you go driving in the rain, make sure your vehicle is equipped for the job. Here are some tips for handling wet weather driving. AIR PRESSURE & WET PERFORMANCE Tire air pressure has a big impact on how your tires perform in the rain. For this reason, we recommend checking your air pressure once a month,…

Summer Driving Tips

When summer comes around, it is very important to make sure your tires can handle the heat. As with all other seasons, summer has its own set of driving challenges. Here are some tips to stay ahead of the game. Air Pressure As you are probably already aware, your tire’s air pressure plays an important role in tire safety and performance. Maintaining the correct air pressure is particularly important because…

How to Change a Tire

Changing a Tire   Roadside emergencies can happen to anyone, at any time. In a situation like this, you might be required to change a tire on your own. Give yourself a leg up by practicing how to change a tire ahead of time. First, you will need to know where to find your jack, lug wrench, wheel chocks, and spare tire. Then, you should get familiar with how to…

Tire Safety

Always consult your vehicle owner’s manual as well as tire manufacturer's literature for specific information as to vehicle/tire performance. The intent of Pitschmen Tire is to supplement and not supersede this material. In the event of a conflict in the materials, you should always rely upon the recommendations of your vehicle and tire manufacturers. KNOW YOUR NUMBERS At Pitschmen Tire, our first consideration is the safety of our Customers. When…

Spring Driving Tips

Tips For Driving In Spring As seasons change, driving conditions change. As a driver, you need to be prepared for the different driving challenges that come with each passing month. When spring comes around, there a few things to look out for. Air Pressure First, be sure to check your air pressure monthly and before any long trips. Maintaining the proper air pressure helps to ensure that your tires can…

Winter Driving Safety Tips

When winter weather strikes, drivers face out-of-the-ordinary challenges when they get behind the wheel. Snow, slush or icy roads are involved in nearly one in four weather-related vehicle crashes.1These conditions can make it harder for drivers to see, slow down and stop – all factors that can increase the chances of an accident. If you must travel during winter weather, preparing your car in advance, knowing the forecast and driving…