Driving on a Flat Tire (Is It EVER Okay?)

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When you’re driving and suddenly you hear a “thwacking” or “slapping” sound, try turning the wheel left and right and see if it feels different. If you notice the lack of traction on one side of the car or the other, you probably have a flat tire. Turn on your blinker or your hazard lights … Read more

How Long (and Fast) Can You Drive on a Spare Tire?

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It happens. You’ll replace your tire with a spare and drive on it to get home after a long day of work. It’ll be late by the time you parallel park a few blocks away because everyone else took the close spots. You go to bed thinking “I’ll go to the tire shop tomorrow” and … Read more

16 Best Tire Brands (Ranked by Auto Enthusiasts)

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Tires are the most important part of your car, period. If you don’t have tires, you can’t roll down the road or move over obstacles. Your tires determine how quickly you go, stop, turn, slow down, speed up, burnout, skid, drift, and slide. In a winter storm, are you going to be happy with your … Read more