Tires, assisted by the air inside them, perform vital functions that keep drivers safe and comfortable. Learn more about the four main functions of tires.
The amazing thing is that all this happens on a contact patch that’s about the size of the palm of your hand. That’s right, when you’re driving there’s only the equivalent of one handprint of tread connecting each of your tires to the road.
Consider that you and your family’s lives are all literally riding on that single palm print. Here are the things you should check regularly to make sure that single palm print is as healthy as possible and ready to perform its critical functions: