What You Should Know When Buying A Used Car

Buying a used car can be a great way to save money and still get a reliable vehicle. However, it’s important to do your research and be aware of certain factors that can affect your purchase decision. Here are some key points to consider when buying a used car: Here’s what to expect during a […]


May 4, 2023

Everything You Need To Know About Your Brakes

If you’re experiencing some issues with your vehicle’s braking system, it may be time to consider getting new brakes, but before you do, it’s important to know that you’re getting into. Here’s everything you need to know about new brakes. It is recommended to inspect your vehicle’s brakes at least once a year or every […]


April 24, 2023

Pros and Cons of Diesel Engines

I don’t understand why so many people buy diesel-powered cars and trucks. They are loud and emit horrible pollution compared with gas-powered vehicles. What are their perceived advantages? I can’t believe they outweigh the negatives. Can you please weigh in? And why are all the semis on the road diesel rather than gas? — Hayley […]


April 21, 2023

Top five family road trip destinations across Canada

With the weather heating up, many people find themselves getting bit by the travel bug. Road trips are a great option for a budget-friendly family getaway.With over 5,000 kilometres from coast to coast full of breathtaking scenery and landmarks, Canada is a must-see. Check out these noteworthy destination ideas to ensure your next family road […]


April 13, 2023

Cracked Windshield

The Dangers Of Driving With A Cracked Windshield

Driving with a cracked windshield might seem more like an annoyance than a hazard. However, it can actually be a very dangerous practice. Windshields play a critical role in protecting passengers from debris, airbags and the outside elements. A cracked windshield can weaken the structural integrity of a vehicle, obstruct a driver’s vision and ultimately […]


March 22, 2023

car wheel in a pothole

The Dangers of Hitting a Pothole

Potholes are a common occurrence on roadways everywhere. They can range in size from small, shallow depressions to large, deep craters. While they may seem like a minor inconvenience, hitting potholes can potentially cause significant damage to your vehicle. Here are a few things to look out for to keep your vehicle safe from pothole […]


March 14, 2023

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The Importance of Regular Oil Changes for Your Vehicle

At Gerry’s OK Tire, we know that regular oil changes are an essential aspect of car maintenance that cannot be overstated. Despite its importance, some vehicle owners neglect this critical maintenance procedure. Oil changes may seem like an inconvenience or an additional expense, but they are necessary for maintaining the health and longevity of your […]


March 7, 2023

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What to Look for When Choosing New Tires

Choosing new tires for your vehicle can be an overwhelming experience, especially if you are not familiar with the different types of tires and their features. Tires are one of the most critical components of a vehicle and they play a crucial role in ensuring your safety while driving. Therefore, it is essential to choose […]


February 28, 2023

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9 Money Saving Driving Tips

There is no arguing that owning a vehicle is not cheap.  You have the expense of the vehicle itself coupled with the cost of insurance and, of course, the ever-rising gas prices.  However, owning a vehicle is also a necessity and the convenience of owning a vehicle definitely out-weighs the expense.  While there is little […]


February 21, 2023

Car Love

5 Ways to Show Your Vehicle Some Love

It is Valentine’s Day and what better way to show your appreciation for your trusted automobile that gets you from point A to point B  than to treat it with a little TLC.  Here are Gerry’s OK Tire’s 5 tips to show your car some love. Make sure to change your oil regularly. Changing your […]


February 14, 2023