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  • Can My Winter Tires Last Another Season?

  • tread depth of their tires every year. Simply because a tire "looks like it has good tread" doesn't mean that the tire is suitable for driving safely in wintry conditions. The more tread depth the tires have, the more effective they will be in loose snow and slush. Tires need adequate tread depth so…

  • Knowing When Your Tires are Toast

  • …would be if they are still providing a safe level of traction in the worst conditions you face. Dry traction is seldom the problem, but being prepared for wet conditions or even winter weather means your tires need a few 32nds of tread depth to keep you safely on the road. Most tires worth their weight…

  • Road Trip Season

  • 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 and outside areas of the tread; sometimes…

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  • How Tread Depth Affects Traction

  • …evacuate water. Watch "What Honest Abe Doesn't Tell You About Minimum Tread Depths" to see how tread depth affects your vehicle's stopping time. Snow and ice: Winter weather conditions are the most demanding and require the deepest tread for optimal performance. Tires must combine three fundamental features…

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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…

  • Quick Tips for Holiday Travel

  • …it needs to be used. For more information on ensuring your spare tire is used correctly and safely, read "Spare Tire Use." Properly Torque Your Wheels Proper lug nut torque is a critical step in ensuring safe travel. The torque spec for your vehicle will be listed in the owner's manual. When installing…


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