Automotive Tips from Tuffy Sturgis: Tire Replacement Overview

February 24, 2019

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Sturgis drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of ... More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Sturgis Vehicle

February 17, 2019

Sturgis drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Michigan come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Sturgis area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consists of senso... More

AAA - Cautions in Extreme Heat

February 10, 2019

{?video;480;360;http://www.youtube.com/embed/0t63k66IjSk;http://www.protech-automotive.com/Car-Care-Tips/content/images/AAA_ExtremeHeat.jpg;/video?} With temperatures soaring to record highs around the country, AAA cautions motorists not to underestimate the ways in which extreme heat can wreak ... More

Distracted Driving

February 4, 2019

When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... More