Each winter, roads will ice over as the snow melts to water and freezes up again. Most people only think that a vehicle needs maintenance on its engine and brakes. The truth of the matter is that tires can wear out very easily throughout the year. As wheels spin and travel on different types of roads, they cause a great deal of friction that eventually wears down their treads. When winter comes, if the wheels don't have any tread, there is nothing there to make sure the wheels can grip the icy roads, and thus the wheels slip and slide around freely.
New tires help to make sure that cars stay safe on the road and are able to drive without too much difficulty in all types of weather. Driving with bare wheels is a safety risk that should be avoided at all cost.
There are many different types of tires available on the market. This time of year, the best selection to purchase would be specifically designed for winter driving. These will be able to handle slippery winter conditions as much as possible given the conditions. Having a trustworthy set of wheels to get you through the dangerous icy roads can literally be an absolute life saver.
As you know, vehicles are invaluable to carry out our daily lives. You will not want to jeopardize your ability to drive to work, school, medical appointments, grocery shopping and the like this winter. Brand new winter tires will provide a much safer way to travel during the winter without the fears of tires sliding out and causing an accident.
Having a professional tire technician assess the condition of your tires is an easy way to make sure that your vehicle will finish out winter safely.
Wondering if your tires will last a while longer? Contact our ASE Certified technicians at Kestner Automotive today for more information about new tires and to schedule an appointment. Our auto shop proudly serves residents in Lexington, SC, and the surrounding area.