Tips To Avoid a Tire Blowout
For as common as they are, tire blowouts are extremely serious. When a tire gives out on the road at high speed, the driver can lose control of the vehicle and swerve into the path of other cars, bicyclists, motorcyclists, or pedestrians.
Tire blowouts usually happen in older cars (with older tires) on high-speed roadways like highways and interstates. Since heat can be a factor in a tire blowout, it is more common for them to happen in the summer months. Tire blowouts may be caused by a combination of issues, such as: