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What Can Wear Tires Down Prematurely?

What Can Wear Tires Down Prematurely?

Worn-out tires are a safety hazard for drivers, passengers, and other road users. Bald tires cause thousands of accidents each year. Poor traction impairs braking and can prove disastrous in horrible weather conditions. Tire treads are what allow the vehicle to maintain its grip on wet surfaces. Age is usually the most common cause of worn-out tires, but sometimes our habits contribute to them getting worn out prematurely.   Identifying these habits will help tires last longer. Read on to find out more about some of the things that cause tires to wear out and how you can prevent them from happening.   Improper Wheel Alignment It is the most common cause of tires getting worn out prematurely. Correctly aligned tires set the angles of the wheels parallel to each other and perpendicular to the ground. A clear sign of improperly aligned wheels is balding on one side of the tire. It indicates that the wheel angles are not aligned, causing the vehicle to lean ... read more

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