Stopping Distance And Tread Depth

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Stopping Distance And Tread Depth
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  • Blame it on the Rain

  • …have proper tread depth can greatly reduce your risk of a rear-end collision during wet conditions. As you can see in this video a vehicle with tires worn to 4/32" will take nearly twice the distance to stop during emergency braking. As you will see, proper tread depth can be the difference…

  • Spare Change

  • tread depth. Water can't be compressed, so you need enough tread depth to allow the rain to escape through the tire's grooves. If the water can't escape fast enough, your vehicle's tires will be forced to hydroplane (float) on top of the water, losing traction and increasing stopping distances. It…

  • Winter Tech Information - Remember These W.I.N.T.E.R. Tips

  • …that insufficient tread depth doubles your stopping distance. Adequate tread reduces hydroplaning and helps prevent accidents. Too little is never enough. Extra Room and Don't Tailgate: Adding distance behind the vehicle ahead gives you more time to react and distance to stop. While it's often…


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