- It’s as easy as pie: take the penny test (see picture below) to make sure your wheels are in prime condition. Simply placing a penny upside-down in one of the crevices of your wheel will tell you what you need to know: If the top of Lincoln’s head is covered, you’re fine; but if you can see his entire head, it’s time to renew your tires!
- Having your tires rotated will extend their life as much as possible. Take care of it now at the beginning of the month before it’s too late and you’re supposed to start road tripping tomorrow.
- Invest in a tire air pressure gauge and before every trip, make sure your tires are inflated to the proper amount. Good news is, air for your tires is free and can be found at most gas stations! (I’m heading on a little trip tomorrow, so I’ll be checking my pressure tonight!)
Behind the Wheel
November is for traveling, so be prepared!November 1, 2013
If I were a certified fortune teller, I’d tell all of you that November is going to be the BEST month EVER! October is great, and I had a blast on Halloween, but November is the month of family, food and unnecessary Christmas music! So let’s get it going! To start off the month, I’m suggesting a few tips for car care before you start traveling around and head home for Thanksgiving! 1. Check your tires! There’s a couple things to do: