Know when your tires are worn out

all-season tires

It is essential that you know when your tires approaching a worn state as the key properties start to decline rapidly once you go below 5/32 inches of tread depth. Therefore, it is important to check your tires frequently and regularly measure to ensure that you are not going below that level. Once you reach it, you should purchase a new set of tires.

To ensure that all the tires will reach the 5/32 inches depth level simultaneously, one should rotate the tires so that you switch the left front tires position with the left rear tire. This will lead to more even wear and even out any differences in wear between the axles. This can often be done while you change between your all-season tires and winter tires.

If you have a hybrid or an electric car, the wear tends to be higher due to the heavy battery packs and the higher torque, so it is even more important to check the wear, and the rotation should be done more frequently to even out the wear.

You can measure the tread depth with a tread depth gauge that you can buy at well-assorted car supplies stores. You can also use a coin that is pressed into the tread, and you can then measure on the coin how deep it went into the tread.

Below the 5/32 inches depth, the braking distance will increase, making accidents more likely and the risk for hydroplaning increases. Make sure to buy new tires in time,

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