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  • Check Your Tires During National Tire Safety Week

  • …simple schedule.* Determining how much tread you have left on your tire can be checked by using the old tried and true method of sticking a penny with Lincoln's head upside down in the tread area. If you see all of his head, it's time to replace your tires. Or, for a more technical method, use the…

  • Spare Change

  • …and can contribute to skidding or loss of vehicle control. Checking tread depth is simple and only costs a penny. To do the “penny test,” take a penny; insert Abe Lincoln’s head upside down into the tread. If you can see all of his head, your tire is 2/32" deep or less and…

  • New Year. New Tires.

  • …of Washington’s head is covered, you have more than 4/32” of tread depth remaining. With a penny to measure tread depth, place it into the tread grooves and if the top of the Lincoln Memorial is covered, your tires have more than 6/32” of remaining tread depth. Now there’s…

  • Measuring Tread Depth

  • …tread, you may find irregularities have occurred as it has worn. The most worn spot is its weak link! Place a penny into several tread grooves across the tire. If part of Lincoln's head is always covered by the tread, you have more than 2/32" of tread depth remaining. Place a quarter into…

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