register your tires its about safety

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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Buying Tires – What Features Are The Most Important

Tires-Easy Tire Buying Guide, Tire Technology

The longest possible tread life? High performance all weather handling? A soft and quiet drive? A tire that improves your gas mileage? All of the above? Sorry. Tires have come a long way, and they all do a good job across the board, but a single tire can’t give you “all of the above.” You still have to decide which of those …

Buying Tires – What Features Are The Most Important was last modified: October 15th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

The Tire Industry Gets a Nod for Going Green and Goodyear Leads the Way

Tires-Easy Goodyear Tires

Every year, Newsweek Magazine ranks the “greenest” of the 500 largest corporations in the United States. The 2012 results might surprise you. Goodyear Tires & Rubber Company was tagged as the second greenest company in the automotive industry. Ford Motor Company came in #1 in the industry. When ranked against all 500 corporations across all industries, Goodyear was #74, a …

The Tire Industry Gets a Nod for Going Green and Goodyear Leads the Way was last modified: April 15th, 2016 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