A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Robert Lacivita

Bob Lacivita is an award-winning auto technician and career and technical educator and freelance writer who has written about DYI car repairs and vehicle maintenance topics, as well as writing state, federal and organizational foundation grants, and helped design a unique curriculum delivery model that integrates rigorous, relevant academic standards seamless into technical/vocational training for more than 20 years. His work has been featured in The Family Handyman, a Readers Digest book, and Classic Bike Rider Magazine among others. Bob and his wife lived through 20 years' worth of DIY home remodeling while parenting two (now grown) boys and now relax by watching their three fabulous granddaughters.
Red Dot On Tire

What Does a Red or Yellow Dot on Your Tires Mean?

If you had new tires installed recently, red and yellow paint dots on the sidewall are perfectly normal. Here's why they're there.