Tips on Tire Safety

How to check your tires to help keep you and your family safe.

ByELISABETH LEAMY via via logo
April 20, 2010, 10:37 PM

April 21, 2010— -- Checking your car tires is very important for your safety, but 64 percent of drivers do not know how to check their tires' tread depth, according to a tire trade association, and 85 percent do not know how to check their tire pressure.

In fact, 11 percent of vehicles have at least one "bald" tire, and 49 percent have at least one underinflated tire, according to the national average.

So here are some tips to help get you started on checking your tires.

Inflation

Treads

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