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

Plus Sizing for Tires

Tires-Easy Tire Safety, Tire Sizes

Plus sizing is a quick way to dress up your vehicle and to increase its ability to grip the road. Your vehicle comes with tires that have a certain diameter, a certain height. When you move into plus sizes, you keep the same tire height, but with wider tires and shorter, skinnier sidewalls. Notice in the diagram how the tire gets wider …

Plus Sizing for Tires was last modified: October 12th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

What’s The Big Deal About Original Equipment (OE) Tires

Tires-Easy Tire Buying Guide, Tire Safety, Tire Sizes

All new vehicles come with Original Equipment (OE) tires, which were specifically chosen for your vehicle. Those tires were no random choice. Automotive engineers choose the right tire to compliment your vehicle for the best driving experience possible. When you replace the tires on your new vehicle, the manufacturer often recommends replacing them with the OE tires that were originally …

What’s The Big Deal About Original Equipment (OE) Tires was last modified: October 12th, 2018 by Tires-Easy