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SUVs are great and safe vehicles, but they are only as safe as the safety of their tires. If you don’t have a good set of tires mounted on your SUV, you might risk being in accidents more frequently. It is essential that you check the tread depth to ensure that its key properties associated with tread depth are intact. When the threshold value goes below 5/32 inches, you lose a lot of the tires’ important properties. These include braking distance, grip, and ability to prevent hydroplaning. It is therefore important that you check your tread depth and preferably also monitor the decrease of depth. The easiest way to measure the depth, if the tires don’t have Nokian Tyres’ patented Driver Safety Indicator (DSI) where you can read it from the tread, is by using a coin and push the coin into the groove and measure how far in you…

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Both all-season tires and SUV all-season tires are a great choice for SUVs and can be used year-round in many parts of the United States. The SUV all-weather tires do however not hold the “Three Peak Mountain Snowflake” symbol which means they are not adapted for severe winter weather so not recommended for the use in areas with severe winters. The fact that you own a SUV does not exempt you from needing tires adapted for snow and ice. In fact, the 4-wheel drive of the SUV only helps with acceleration and not braking so it is important to have tires that allow for proper grip and traction. The fact that SUV all-season tires can safely be used year-round in many areas in the United States with mild weather, have made them a very popular tire. There are many states in the United States where the weather stays mild year-round…

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