• Tire DOT Number Decoded

    Tire DOT Number Decoded

    Ever wondered how old your tires are? Looking to buy a used tire? Keep scrolling and you'll find out what reading the tire DOT number can tell you. * By the way, D.O.T. stands for Department of Transportation. Here's an example of a tire DOT number: 1) PLANT AND SIZE CODE: The first 4 characters

  • UTQG Ratings Explained

    UTQG Ratings Explained

    Tire manufacturers publish UTQG (Uniform Tire Quality Grade) ratings  to help consumers understand the potential performance of a tire, based on 3 things. Treadwear, Traction, and Temperature.  The one thing to note hear is, the individual tire manufacturers (like Michelin, Bridgestone, Pirelli) grade their own tires, based on comparison with a their own standardized control

  • Choose The Right Tires With 3 Quick Tips

    Choose The Right Tires With 3 Quick Tips

    The quest to choose the right tires can seem like a maze to a lot of people - so we've laid out three things to know when starting your search for tires: 1) CONSIDER YOUR DRIVING CONDITIONS Choosing tires is kind of like choosing shoes (just go with me - it'll make sense). You wouldn't

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