13Nov

The Pros and Cons of Run Flat Tires

By Parkside Motors / November 13, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Flat tires are one of those things that only happen at the most inconvenient of times. Calling roadside assistance can leave you stranded for up to an hour, changing the spare is a dirty job that you might not be completely confident with, or maybe you don’t have a spare tire at all.

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23Oct

Bigger or Smaller, Which is Safer?

By Parkside Motors / October 23, 2018 / Articles, Fact or Myth?, Tips / No Comments

Everyone hates an accident; it’s stress-inducing, car-wrecking, and budget-breaking. But to really focus on what’s most important, we need to pay attention to safety. How does vehicle size affect safety?

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16Oct

When is Collision Coverage Worth It?

By Parkside Motors / October 16, 2018 / Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Damage from a collision could range from a few minor dings or scratches all the way up to irreparably crumpled body panels. Collision coverage will help you get the damage repaired or even replaced if necessary.

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9Oct

Round Up: Noisy Tires

By Parkside Motors / October 9, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Last month we wrote 3 articles discussing various sources and solutions for tire noise. If you are being deafened by your tires, click through this post to help you figure out why it is happening and how to fix it.

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2Oct

Accidents and Warranties

By Parkside Motors / October 2, 2018 / Services, Tips / No Comments

Warranties are tricky business: some warranties are comprehensive, while others are specific, and some come with strict requirements that are easily voided, while others are bulletproof. Learn the difference.

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25Sep

Why Are My Tires So Loud? (PART 3)

By Parkside Motors / September 25, 2018 / Articles, From The Mailbag, Tips / No Comments

Here is part 3 of the three-part series “Why Are My Tires So Loud?” This article discusses the solutions to your tire noise. Learn what you can expect from your tires right here.

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18Sep

Why Are My Tires So Loud? (Part 2)

By Parkside Motors / September 18, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Here is part 2 of the three-part series “Why Are My Tires So Loud?” This article focuses on uncommon or abnormal reasons why your tires may be making more noise than usual.

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4Sep

How Do Run Flat Tires Work?

By Parkside Motors / September 4, 2018 / Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Run flats are gaining popularity. Read here to learn how these tires work, and whether or not they are right for you.

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21Aug

Everything to Know About Wipers

By Parkside Motors / August 21, 2018 / Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Fall and winter bring with it rain, slush, frost, and snow that will settle on our windshields and wreak havoc on our visibility. Make sure your wipers are ready.

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7Aug

What To Do After Windshield Repair

Your windshield is a critical part of your vehicle’s overall safety. Here are a few things that you can do to help ensure that the glass stays in good condition for years down the road.

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17Jul

How to Avoid Distracted Driving

By Parkside Motors / July 17, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Driving in heavy traffic, or long distances on the highway, can get monotonous and it can be easy to lose one's focus. ICBC found that a quarter of all fatal road accidents are caused by distracted driving. Here are a few ideas to help you become a safer, more attentive driver.

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10Jul

Teen Driver Safety

By Parkside Motors / July 10, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Most of us started as teens, and many of today’s teens have a difficult time getting behind the wheel. Our first drive can be overwhelming, but everyone can learn and become safe drivers. Click here for some tips.

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3Jul

Should I Tow My Car or Drive It?

By Parkside Motors / July 3, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

After an accident, once everyone is safely accounted for and information is exchanged there is always an awkward decision: should I drive my car home, or have it towed? Click here to learn when to drive and when to tow.

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26Jun

Avoid Mirror Damage

Most damage to our vehicles is preventable. That being said, the orientation of our side mirrors makes them particularly vulnerable to damage. Here are a few tips that we hope will help you keep your vehicle looking beautiful.

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19Jun

Habits of Successful Car Owners

Whether you are a novice driver with your first vehicle, or a motoring veteran with 30 years of experience, it is important to stay up to date on proper vehicle maintenance. Here are 5 habits that will help you get the most out of your car.

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24Apr

Spring Car Maintenance in Victoria

Across Canada, winter is finally coming to a close and the sun is peeking out from behind the clouds. For many of us, this means its time for adventures and play in the great outdoors. Whichever activity you are most looking forward to, chances are that it involves some sort of driving. Are you confident that your vehicle’s condition is sound enough to get you there and back?

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