National Tire Safety Week Puts Pressure on Drivers to Be, "Tire Smart"
FLORIDA- There are multiple components to being, “tire smart,” and experts say playing your part is as easy as remembering to check Pressure, alignment, rotation and tread.
Tire smart drivers should know: how to check tire pressure, how much air to put in tires.
Owner of Gainesville Tire Service Gary Rowell says that most people don't make tire care a priority.
“usually when they have a flat tire, they realize they have a problem, other than that they don’t worry about tires, tires are the last on the list, like I said they get the kids in the car and have the seatbelts all hooked up and have their luggage packed but they don’t even think about the tires.”
The US Department of Energy states that properly inflated tires can save you 11 cent per gallon on gas prices.
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