- Safety April 5, 2018
What Should Be in an Emergency Car Kit?
Whether you’re right in the thick of winter or the spring flowers are starting to bloom, it’s important to be prepared no matter what the weather forecast looks like. Problems that occur with your vehicle can be weather related, but that’s not always the case. Regardless of driving conditions, accidents, breakdowns, or random weather events […]
- March 29, 2018
How to Choose a Trustworthy Auto Repair Shop
Your car is one of your biggest investments. So, when it comes time to get your oil changed or your tires rotated, you don’t want to entrust just anyone with your vehicle. Plus, when unexpected repairs or emergencies occur, having a trusted place to go can give you peace of mind. There are a lot […]
- March 22, 2018
What Pothole Damage Can Do to Your Car
It’s officially spring, which means it’s officially pothole season. As much as you may try to avoid driving over these obnoxious roadway obstructions, you’re bound to hit one eventually. What are they? Potholes are cracked, sunken in portions of the road that form when water weakens the soil underneath the pavement. Potholes are especially bad […]
- March 15, 2018
7 Facts About Company Culture at Virginia Tire & Auto
A healthy and thriving company culture is at the top of our priority list here at Virginia Tire & Auto. Why? We care about our employees and we want to retain the talented people we hire. Workplace culture is one of the top factors contributing to employee happiness, according to TINYPulse. At the beginning of […]
- March 1, 2018
5 Preventative Car Maintenance Tips
Taking extra measures to extend the longevity of your vehicle will help you get more value out of it. Plus, it can prevent costly repairs or replacements down the line. Think of that heavy-duty phone case and screen protector for your smartphone – it prolongs your phone’s usable life and protects it from damage. The […]
- February 22, 2018
How to Teach Your Teenager to Drive and Maintain a Car
Do you remember when you started driving? It might seem like a lifetime ago. Perhaps your mom or dad took you to an empty parking lot to practice your parallel parking skills, or maybe you took driver’s education classes at your high school. Now the tables are turned and you’re the proud parent of […]
- February 15, 2018
All About Our Mechanic Apprentice Program and Continuing Education
When you become a member of the team at Virginia Tire & Auto, it’s not just a job. It’s a career with many opportunities for growth and learning. Virginia Tire & Auto prioritizes making an investment in our people. Our Mechanic Apprentice Program allows current employees to advance in the company by completing on-the-job […]
- Maintenance February 8, 2018
How Do I Know When I Need New Brakes?
Since mileage estimates for brake life can vary greatly, Virginia Tire & Auto shares signs of brake wear that drivers should be on the lookout for.
- February 1, 2018
How Auto Repair Estimates Work
Have you ever noticed that your brakes are making a strange sound? Whether your brakes start acting up out of the blue or you were recently in an accident, taking your car in for a non-routine repair can be stressful. If you’re like most car owners, your car is your main mode of transportation. You […]
- Maintenance January 25, 2018
7 Ways to Maximize Brake Life
Here are some easy tips that can help you maximize brake life for your car and save you money.