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Summer driving tends to be the most excellent condition for drivers and should thus be an enjoyable driving experience. The primary importance is always that you are safe when you drive. Once you have secured that, it should be a pleasant experience to drive during the summer. To achieve this, you will need a good car combined with a set of good all-season tires. The car can only give you the expected driving performance if the tires are in good condition and that they are optimized for the driving conditions. Your car tires ensure that the car will handle well on the road without problems, when you take sharp corners, when you encounter different weather conditions and that you can make the car stop quickly to keep you safe. If you end up with a high-performance car without matching it with high-performance tires, you should be wary about the speed…

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When driving during thunderstorms, you will face a few challenges; one of them is the grip and that the car tends to hydroplane and the challenge the wipers have to clear the windshield from water. Some of the measures to overcome these challenges are to do the following. Adjust your speed accordingly to have high-quality car tires that are designed to prevent hydroplaning. Then you need to have wiper blades that are in good condition so that they effectively remove the water from the windshield. Hydroplaning is one of the primary reasons for accidents during thunderstorms, so this is a phenomenon that you need to be careful with. It happens when the tires lose contact with the road surface, as it cannot push away the water present on the road surface. Unique designs in the tread have improved how water is channeled out through the thread and to the sides…

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Tires are designed to wear out over time, and they will often have wear indicators in the tires so that you can see the remaining tread depth by looking at the tread. Good quality tires will last longer as they will have a lower wear rate than some of the cheaper ones. One thing is sure that all tires will wear out over time. This is one reason why you need to check the tread depth, to ensure that it is above 5/32 inches. If you go below 5/32 inches, it is not safe to drive with them anymore. The car tires start losing its key properties while the tread wears out and you need to replace the to be able to drive safely. Key properties lost are grip, ability to prevent aquaplaning for all-season tires and slushplaning for tires that are approved for winter use. You also will have…

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