Tire Basics

Learn all the Nuts and Bolts of Tire Specs

How Often Should You Rotate Tires? (Patterns Included)

You don't think about rotating your tires until it's too late and something goes wrong. Then you have to take it to a mechanic and spend extra money ...

How to Check Tire Tread Depth

Good and healthy tires mean that they will drive optimally, providing grip, thus keeping you safe. To see how much life there is on your tires, the ...

Tire Load Range Explained

Replacing the old tires on your car or upgrading them is not a simple process. As you move to a newer model, there are several things you should ...

Tire Load Index Chart

On any vehicle, the tires are the only contact that the vehicle gets with the surface. As they are primarily responsible for keeping you safe on the ...

Pros & Cons of Different Tire Tread Patterns

The tire industry has come to differentiate the four types of tire tread patterns: symmetrical, directional or unidirectional, asymmetrical, ...

What Is The UTQG Rating On Tires?

Why Uniform Tire Quality Grade (UTQG) Standards were developed Selecting quality tires goes beyond purchases that fall within your budget. For a ...

Tire Speed Rating Chart

What does the tire speed rating mean? Every car tire comes with a specific speed and load capacities. The tire speed rating is the maximum speed ...

How to Read Tire Size (Metric and Flotation)

So you've decided to buy yourself a new set of tires, and here you are again - staring at the sidewall markings and tire sizing charts, trying to ...

How to Read Tire Date Code

When and where was your car tire manufactured? Tires bought from a retailer are not necessarily new. Old tires tend to escalate safety risks and ...

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