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5 Best Tire Maintenance Tips

5 Best Tire Maintenance Tips

Automobiles
Tires are the only part of a vehicle that are in physical contact with the road’s surface. Hence, they wear out quicker than other car parts. Irrespective of the season, be it summer or winter, they require proper maintenance and attention. Below are 5 best tire maintenance tips that could prolong your tire’s life and make you safe on the road: Check the Tire Pressure Proper tire pressure, ideally between 32 psi to 35 psi, is important to evenly distribute the weight of the car across the tire’s tread pattern. Over-inflation and under-inflation both pose issues in driving. To check pressure: Use a tire pressure gauge Park your car for three hours or more Find out the PSI for the front and rear tires of the vehicle Remove the valve cap from one of the tires Inse
New California Car Seat Law Takes Effect In January 2017

New California Car Seat Law Takes Effect In January 2017

General
Partially for education reasons and partially for enforcement reasons, lawmakers made the existing child restraint law much more specific. The current Vehicle Code 27360 requires children under 8 to be in the back seat and to be restrained in "an appropriate child passenger restraint system meeting applicable federal motor vehicle safety standards," a vague phrase that is almost impossible to enforce and also gives parents almost no guidance as to what kind of restraint is appropriate for what ages and sizes. The new law uses the 2-40-40 rule: children under 2 who weigh less than 40 pounds and are less than 40 inches (3'3") tall must be in rear-facing car seats. Children from 2 to 8 must be in front-facing car or booster seats; children over 8 can sit buckled in the rear seat if