Tire Safety Quiz for National Tire Safety Week

Test your tire safety knowledge with this series of tire safety questions — one for each day of National Tire Safety Week. National Tire Safety Week is an annual awareness campaign created by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) to encourage drivers to do a little tire care and tire maintenance of the sake of their safety. May 24 through 30, RightTurn is quizzing our social media fans with a different … Continue reading

Before You Hit the Road, Give Your Tires a Look

Yes, believe it or not, summer is almost here. And if you’re like most people, with it brings a lot of traveling. I have a few weekend road trips planned myself. But before you hit the road, check out our summer driving safety checklist for a few tips to help you address vehicle safety issues and even save some gas money on your trip. We made this road trip checklist for National … Continue reading

New from Continental: In-Tire Tread Depth Sensors

It’s no surprise that tires have a big impact on a vehicle’s safety. Inflation pressure alone is so important that all new vehicles require a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) to warn drivers if their tires are severely underinflated. But when it comes to a tire’s tread depth—just as crucial to safety as inflation pressure—there’s no automatic way for drivers to receive notifications when their tires are worn. It’s up to … Continue reading

Michelin Premier: “Safe When New. Safe When Worn”

Tires manufacturers incorporate all sorts of features into tread patterns, and this tread design is a big part of a tire’s performance capabilities. The problem is that all tires wear down with use, and so some of that performance diminishes. And worn tires that can’t stop well on wet roads are one of the most noticeable examples of this. When the grooves that channel water out from under the tire … Continue reading