When You Hear the Crash in Tampa: What to Do After an Accident

March 31, 2019

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

Below 45 Degrees in Tampa: Consider Winter Tires

March 24, 2019

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Tampa drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. FL drivers ran out and bought ... More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

March 17, 2019

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

March 10, 2019

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Tampa drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Tampa. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, stuff... More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

March 3, 2019

Tampa area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Tampa drivers want to han... More