Avoiding A Tire Blowout

A tire blowout can occur for a number of reasons. Sometimes these reasons are avoidable while other times they are not. You can decrease your chances of this occurring though by following some very simple practices when it comes to routine vehicle maintenance and how you drive. Let's take a look at some of them:

  • For starters, while you are driving you want to make sure that you are not running over anything large in the road that could harm your vehicle or your tires. You want to also avoid pot holes.
  • Make sure you inflate your tires when needed. Under inflated tires is a major cause for blowouts.
  • Make sure to keep an eye on your tire tread routinely. You want to make sure if you are in need of new tires, you get new tires.
  • Don't load your vehicle with so much weight that your towing capacity is exceeded.
 
 
 
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