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October is Fall Car Care Month!
Winter weather is just around the corner, so use this month to do some basic maintenance and prepare your vehicle for harsh winter driving conditions by making sure your tires are safe and properly inflated. To learn how to properly check your tire pressure and tread, follow these simple tire maintenance tips.

"Just Check It" Quiz
Hundreds have entered our monthly drawing by taking the “Just Check It” tire safety quiz. Enter to win free tires, gift certificates, and other cool prizes by putting your tire knowledge to the test now.

Before you embark on any weekend road trips, ensure your vehicle is trip-ready by ensuring that your tires are safe and properly inflated. To learn how to properly check your tire pressure and tread, following these easy tire maintenance tips.

Congratulations to Andrea from Encinitas who is our August monthly drawing winner! She has also been awarded a gift card from AutoZone, a car care gift bag and a Just Check It goodie bag.

To be our September winner and receive great prizes, put your tire knowledge to the test now by taking the “Just Check It” tire safety quiz. Names will be drawn at the end of Septmber, so enter to win now!

Decade of Free Gas Winner!
Gary from Citrus Heights is the lucky winner of the Decade of Free Gas Sweepstakes. Thanks to Clear Channel, Gary has won 10 years of FREE gas.

Another way to save money at the pump is by checking vehicle tire pressure once a month when tires are cool to the touch. Proper tire inflation can help motorists save up to $200 a year on fuel efficiency, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. For more handy tips on tire maintenance and the chance to win other great, donated prizes, take our “Just Check It” tire safety quiz!

Valley CAN “Tune In & Tune Up” Events

The Just Check It campaign will be participating in Valley CAN Tune In & Tune Up events, which encourages San Joaquin Valley motorists to come by for a free smog check and other car tips. Just Check It campaign materials will be distributed to motorists as a reminder of the importance of checking tire pressure on a monthly basis. For more information visit the Valley CAN site.

Last updated: September 30, 2011
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