Monthly Archives: September 2020

How to Check Tire Tread

How to Check Tire Tread

Your vehicle's tires are super important to the overall handling of your vehicle. They help you keep control and steer where you want to go while making traction with the road to get the proper grip. When your tire's tread wears down, it puts you at more risk of hydroplaning and being able to accurately steer your vehicle. They are the only thing between you and the street - you definitely want them to be in their best condition!  How can you check your tire tread at home, and when do you know if its time to get new tires?  A great way that anyone can check on their tire tread at home is by using the penny test. All you need is a penny (go figure)! You'll want to repeat this test at least once a month. Here's how to do it: Place a penny down into the tread of your tire headfirst. You'll want to test several different treads across the tire.   If you can still see the very top of Lincoln’s head, your tread is way too worn out. In t ... read more

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