Brakes

Hitting The Brakes In O’Fallon

Hello Belleville, let’s talk about brakes. Braking, as all Illinois drivers know, is slowing or stopping your vehicle. As you can imagine, brakes are engineered to work well on a particular vehicle application. For example, you would expect more powerful brakes on a heavy-duty pickup that routinely hauls big loads and pulls trailers, than you […]

What really stops your car?

August is “National Brake Awareness Month” and understanding how your vehicle stops is important.  Brakes don’t stop your car, they stop the tires from rotating.  It’s GOOD tires that stop your car.  Once the tire tread gets worn down enough that it no longer covers Lincoln’s head on a penny, than the tire is no […]