A year ago The Christian Science Monitor ran the following headline, “Report: Cell phone distraction
causes one in four U.S. car crashes.”
The article continued with this: “The report puts the number of car crashes caused by cell phone
use and texting at 1.6 million – one million more than previously thought.”
1) Check your tire pressure!
We hate sounding like broken records but this is a critical safety issue and one totally under your control.
As we’ve mentioned before, program your phone to remind you, check your pressure every time you fill up, put
up a Post-It note on your desk…do whatever it takes to remind yourself because your life depends on it.
Think for a moment? There is on ...[more]
In 2007, the federal government mandated the use of TPMS sensors in newly manufactured cars. What are they? They are your “tire pressure monitoring system” keeps you informed about the pressure in each of your tires. Tire pressure is crucial for a safer ride as each year, tire pressure failure results in over 10,000 deaths or injuries, millions in damages and property damage as well as time lost at work.
In this closed system, TPMS works via batteries and the tire industry is warning us that between 5 and 7 years after you purchase your new car with TPMS, the batteries are going to ...[more]
BIG NEWS!!!! All 106 St Tire & Wheel locations are HOMES OF THE $45 WHEEL ALIGNMENT (most cars)
Wheel Repair Magic by Queens 106 St Tire and Wheel's Expert Techs
106 St. Tire and Wheel locations in Elmhurst Queens, Corona, Queens, Forest Hills Queens and Jamaica, Queens, offer a wide variety of wheel and rim services for alloy and steel wheels.
Badly damaged rims can usually be repaired and 106 St Tire & Wheel experts have the know how to remanufacture a badly damaged wheel back to factory standards.
Here's ten ways to save gasoline and keep your dough in your pocket!
1) Check your tire pressure once a month:
Under-inflated tires are costly because they increase tire wear, waste gas and, more important, they cause serious injuries and deaths in what is a totally avoidable situation. There are over 10,000 tire related accidents each year in the U.S. and the number one cause of tire failure is under-inflated or improperly inflated tires.
Nitrogen fill, A Space Age Marvel...ask Jay Leno
106 St. Tire & Wheel is one of the few tire dealers in Queens, NY offering nitrogen fill and it was the very first tire shop in this part of NYC to introduce this incredible, environmentally friendly technology to our borough many years ago. 106 St Tire & Wheel, concerned with the environment here in Queens where the staff, ownership and management live along with 8 million other residents, was inspired by TV's Jay Leno, national spokesman for nitrogen fill, and both his interest in the topic as well as his video explaining the benefits of ...[more]