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  • What Your Change is Telling You About Tread Depth

  • tread depth, we expect snow traction to be affected, while drivers will notice a difference compared to when their tires were new. By using a penny, you have more than 6/32" of tread depth remaining if the top of the Lincoln Memorial is covered. If you measure more than 6/32", you are safe

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  • Knowing When Your Tires are Toast

  • …weather means your tires need a few 32nds of tread depth to keep you safely on the road. Most tires worth their weight in salt lose the bulk of their hydroplaning resistance once the tread depth reaches 4/32. For snow traction the 6/32 tread depth is when snow and ice traction starts to slip away.…

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  • How Tread Depth Affects Traction

  • …appropriate tread design, pliable tread compound and sufficient tread depth. If any one of these fundamental characteristics is absent, the other two, regardless of their ability can't deliver the intended results. The bottom line is that if you are evaluating your tires and measuring tread depth,

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  • Quick Tips for Holiday Travel

  • Quick Tips for Holiday Travel

    …6/32" of remaining tread depth to maintain good mobility. You need more tread depth in snow because your tires need to compress the snow in their grooves and release it as they roll. Our Digital Tread Depth Gauge is a quick and compact way to check your depth. If you still need a set of…

  • Road Trip Season

  • Road Trip Season

    …pressure? Exactly how much tread is left? Take the guesswork out of your answers with the new digital Tread Depth/ Air Gauge from Accutire. Reads your pressure from 5-99 psi in 1/2 lb. units and measures tread depth in 1/32" increments. Make sure to check the tread depth on the inside, middle…

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  • Stay safe this holiday travel season

  • safe trip. * Check your air pressure. Keeping them within spec will help ensure correct handling, load capacity, mileage, and tire wear. We have a great selection of accurate air gauges to ensure the tires are up to recommended pressure. Don't forget the spare tire! * Check your tire tread depth. As…

  • New Dunlop Winter Maxx Tires Installed on My Car

  • New Dunlop Winter Maxx Tires Installed on My Car

    …traction. Tires at low tread depths can only "nibble" into snow instead of biting through it to find grip. And with this brutal winter season still in full swing, I decided that it was time to be safe rather than sorry. Check out more information about how tread depth can affect snow…

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  • Winter Reminders from Tire Rack

  • …Keep a safe distance from the car in front of you. Check your tire tread depth and pressure. Every year we're reminded how to drive during winter, yet every year we see drivers on the road who behave like it's summer. To help you stay safe behind the wheel and make this winter as safe as possible,…

  • Where are my DWS tires?

  • …Others to consider that fair very well and keep the price down are the Dunlop SP Sport Signature, the Goodyear Eagle GT or the Yokohama AVID ENVigor. It's better to be safe and have tires with adequate tread depth than to wait months and drive on unsafe tires. There are other tires out there.


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