Worn tires present potential danger on the road

Worn tires present potential danger on the road


all right Jeff thanks a lot of course summer means that you’re likely getting ready to take your family on a road trip but before you do that make sure to check your tires 10news reporter Leslie Gooden found out the dangers of riding on worn tires and how to tell if it’s time to get new ones summer time for many means more time on the road and more wear on these new research from triple-a says worn tires on highways can reduce handling ability by 33% for cars and 20% for light trucks well most of the time your average tire you’ll see around 50 thousand miles 10 News spoke with James his store manager for Thompson Tire who says the more rubber your tires have the better they’ll handle traction rating is usually go a B C always try to get a good traction a tire cuz it’s gonna it’s gonna shoot the water out of the out better and it’s gonna perform better for you ely says one way to check your tires is by simply pinching the rubber if you can’t grab it like he is it’s time for some new wheels these customers will need some tires real soon and the higher price on tires isn’t an indicator of higher quality according to triple-a Ely suggests customers look beyond the price tag top wise money ain’t always the best you know you just want to when you’re looking around in your tire shop and be sure like I said that you’re finding that good rating on that tire and reviews are big you know a lot of people do everything online now here are some tips to keep you safe next time you hit the road get your tires checked once a year get tires that match your mileage and alignment needs and conduct the old coin test by placing a penny inside the tire tread and if the bottom half of that penny is visible it may be time for new tires in Christiansburg loves a good in 10 News working for you

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