Nitrogen or Compressed Air – Which One is Better for Car and Truck Tires?

Tires-Easy Racing Tires, Tire Safety, Tire Technology

Both race car and airplane tires are inflated with nitrogen instead of regular compressed air, as well as some commercial truck tires. Now, many garages and tire shops are offering compressed nitrogen for your automobile and truck tires. What are the benefits from inflating tires with nitrogen? Nitrogen-filled tires hold their pressure a little longer than tires filled with regular …

Nitrogen or Compressed Air – Which One is Better for Car and Truck Tires? was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Trailer Tires and Safety – How Much Ply Do I Need?

Tires-Easy Tire Safety, Trailer Tires

Nobody wants to experience a tire blowout while driving, especially when you are towing a valuable load. A trailer tire is designed differently than a car or truck tire as it needs to carry large or heavy (or both) loads. This means that paying attention to the ply in your trailer tire is an important factor to ensuring a safe …

Trailer Tires and Safety – How Much Ply Do I Need? was last modified: December 12th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

How to handle a tire blowout

How to Handle a Tire Blowout

Tires-Easy Tire Safety

Tire blowouts are usually the result of under inflation, which creates extra friction. More friction brings excessive heat to your tire, and over time, that heat weakens the internal tire structure. When your tire suddenly blows, it’s often when you’re traveling at high speeds with a heavy load, putting even more heat on the weakened tire. What increases my chance of a …

How to Handle a Tire Blowout was last modified: October 15th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

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Register Your Tires – It’s About Safety

Tires-Easy Tire Registration, Tire Safety

The tires on your automobile are a miracle of modern science and technology. They’re strong enough to carry you, your loved ones and your vehicle for tens of thousands of miles and they’re soft and pliable enough to give you a comfortable ride. In rare cases, however, tire manufacturers may find that there was an error or a defect during …

Register Your Tires – It’s About Safety was last modified: October 15th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

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The Tire Contact Patch – Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Tires-Easy Tire Safety, Tire Technology

Just a few inches of your tires touch the road at any given time. It’s as if your car is up on its toes. Those few inches are called the “contact patch”. You might be surprised to hear just how important those few inches are in determining how your car handles when driving. The contact patch is your car’s connection …

The Tire Contact Patch – Where the Rubber Meets the Road was last modified: October 15th, 2018 by Tires-Easy