Five Tips for Thanksgiving Travel

November 27th, 2014
1. 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 often drive in less t ...[more]
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

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]
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Winter Tires MA

November 12th, 2014

Winter is almost here! Have you checked your tire tread lately? With all the upcoming Holiday Parties, Trips to Grandma's House, and last minute shopping your car will be on the road more than ever and you want to keep it that way!  Just because its snowing outside doesn't mean you have to be stuck inside and not getting your busy holiday list crossed off! Come on down to Roland's Tire Service and let the guys put on a new set of snow tires to ensure you will be able to make it to all your upcoming Holiday fun! We carry a large amount of snow tires for most vehicles. We also have two locations for your convience, Fairhaven and Somerset MA. Give us a call or stop by today. 

  Posted in: Tires 101