Chris' Corner: Are your automobile tires properly inflated?

Are your automobile tires properly inflated?

Natural Resources Canada says that just one under inflated tire can reduce your mileage by as much as FOUR PERCENT!!!

Keeping your tires properly inflated (following the automobile manufacturers guidelines located on the side of the driver's door and also in the automotive handbook) will help save our planet by wasting less of our precious resources, causing less pollution, help your car handle better while driving and braking, and will help save you some money!

Check your tire pressure regularly, before you drive (when the tires are cold). 


Here is a link to a video I saw featuring an 8 in 1 digital pressure tool on CTC House of Innovation site:  Multi-purpose automotive tool

If you spend just $25 dollars a week, just one under inflated tire could cost you almost $50/yr in extra fuel and premature wear of your tires.

Here is a link to a post on Reducing your Fuel consumption.

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Comment balloon 4 commentsChris Smith • August 30 2011 03:40PM


Good money-saving advice Chris! Thank you for that.

Posted by Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR (Red Rock Real Estate) over 9 years ago

Wanda, keeping your tires inflated is such an easy way to save money, and the environment

Posted by Chris Smith, South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta (Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage) over 9 years ago

Chris - Living and working in the country means a lot of miles on the car and burning a lot of fuel ..... we can drive 1/2 to 3/4 of an hour to show a single property and can often put on 60 to a 100K to show several country properties in a day ..... while I would not think of giving up living in the country there are times when I think it would be nice if I worked in a 5 or 10k block

Posted by Kathy Clulow, Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results (RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage) over 9 years ago

Hi Chris~ I'm lucky to have a car that lets me know when my tire pressure is low!

Great information on safety and gas conservation!

Posted by Judi Boad (ACCURATE REALTY GROUP) over 9 years ago