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Don't Be Deceived By Tire Tread - Lessons Learned On The Road

Last Summer, after a month or so of staying at Cottonwood Campground in Bonner Springs, Kansas, we were heading northeast to Pennsylvania. Out the gate, this road adventure was not off to a good start.  584 more words


Consumer Reports Investigates Tire Tread-Wear Claims

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – When it comes time to buy tires, tread life is an important consideration. Manufacturers claim anywhere from 30,000 to 100,000 miles. Consumer Reports tested the tread life of 47 tires — two samples of each — to check those claims. 294 more words


Tires and Gas Mileage

Gas prices are dropping across the U.S., but there are several things you can keep an eye on to maintain your vehicle – and get the most out of your gas mileage. 346 more words


How to Check Your Tires for Adequate Tread

Tires are essentially some of the most important part of the exterior of your vehicle and the safety as well.  Literally, tires are where the rubber meets the road when it comes to driving on the highways and city streets. 15 more words

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How To Inspect Your Tire Tread With The Penny Test

State law deems your tires safe for the road if you have more than 2/32nd of tread depth but this may not keep you from hydroplaning or stopping properly in wet, slick, or even dry weather. 306 more words


Tire Tread Depth | San Diego

San Diego drivers know the importance of keeping an eye on your tire tread depth.  Aside from making a big difference in the stopping power of your breaks, just a slight difference in depth can be the difference between control in the rain and hydroplaning.   15 more words

Tire tread provides the gripping action and traction that prevent your vehicle from

Tire Tread

The tire tread provides the gripping action and traction that prevent your vehicle from slipping or sliding, especially when the road is wet or icy. 166 more words

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