How To Read Tire Information

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How To Read Tire Information
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  • A Simple Guide to UTQG

  • …on tires. The UTQG ratings were designed to provide consumers with useful information to help them purchase tires based on their relative treadwear, traction and temperature capabilities. Treadwear is a rating on how long the tire should last; the higher the number, the longer the life of the tire

  • Tire Tech Information - Contact Patch

  • …traction...especially on dry roads. High profile tires (light truck and most passenger tires) have a long and narrow contact patch which helps to provide predictable handling, a smooth ride and especially good traction in snow. Related Links * How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service…

  • Winter Tech Information - Winter Driving Techniques

  • to the front, giving less grip to the rear tires and allows the centrifugal force to pull the back of the car to the outside of the curve. To avoid oversteer, adjust your speed before the corner, and remember to be sensitive to the feel of the car. By anticipating trouble, you will be ready to

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  • Read our Goodyear Reviews

  • …know how they roll before you invest in any set of tires. We'll even tell you how we feel, too, as we've done our fair share of testing to make sure we can give you as much information as possible. Over the years, we've conducted at least 29 tests that contained a Goodyear tire. Though…

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