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…

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  • …considered legally worn out when they reach 2/32" of remaining tread depth. Concerned that nearly worn out tires sacrifice too much wet traction, we compared the stopping distances of new tires to those with 4/32" and 2/32" tread depth. The Tire Rack's test results might surprise you! Read the Full…

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  • Surviving Winter 2014: Snow Driving Tips from Tire Rack

  • …dedicated winter / snow tires or all-season tires with above-average snow proficiency for their category. As John points out, checking the tread depth and air pressure of your tires is very important, too. While -15ºF isn't easy to deal with, driving in tough winter conditions doesn't…

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