Thanksgiving Traveling: Will Your Tires Be Up To The Trip?
October 12th, 2015
Before you know it, it’s going to be time for turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and green beans, cranky relatives…and quite possibly a few hours’ worth of driving to get there. Are your tires up to the trip? Here are a few things you might want to have a look at:
- Tread Depth: The minimum tread depth for tires is 2/32”, or 1.5 mm…tires that are at that tread depth are significantly worn, with compromised traction, ride and handling and are in need of replacement. You can use a tire tread depth gauge, but failing that, here’s a very easy way to get that measurement. Take a penny and insert into a tread groove, with the Queen’s head down. If you can see any part of the Queen’s head, it’s time for ...