Prep for winter safety: How to test and maintain your tires
Your car’s tires are one of the keys to safe driving, particularly when roads are slick, icy or snowy. Before any wintry weather descents, it’s a good idea to check your tires. We love this infographic from Fix.com – it offers tips for checking your tires for proper inflation and signs of deterioration.
We also point you to a few prior posts on our blog that talk about different aspects of tire safety:
- Does your new car have a spare tire? Don’t count on it! – Tires are no longer a sure thing when you buy a new car. Instead, some cars are equipped with “run flat tires.” The post includes a how-to video about using a tire inflator kit.
- The life of a tire – Set aside 100 seconds for a brief clip that covers the basics of tire safety. Te post also includes some handy tire resources.
- Take the 25 cent tire safety challenge – A handy way to measure the tread of your tire.