Many people who drive on a daily basis are unfamiliar with the warning signs of defective tires. Consumers understand the benefit of regular maintenance checks, but tire checks are often pushed aside as a small detail that does not warrant a close examination. The lack of tire inspection can lead to serious car accidents due to faulty or defective tires. To prevent injury due to tire failure, it is important to know the signs of bad tires and to be able to identify when it is necessary to replace them.
Learn more about the signs of bad tires here.
Dangers of a Quick Tire Fix
While purchasing a new tires is the safest option, tires are expensive, and it is not always possible to buy all four new tires at one time. In some cases, keeping any of the existing tires is not possible due to the severity of the tire damage. In other situations, you may be able to continue to safely drive by temporarily replacing two ties at a time. The question is, do you install the new tires on the front or the back of your car?
Learn more about why new tires should always be placed in the back here.
Aerosol Tire Inflators: Use with Caution
A hazardous misconception is that an aerosol tire inflator can fix a tire for an extended period of time. An aerosol tire inflator should only be used as a temporary fix for a flat or damaged tire so the driver can take the tire to be immediately be replaced.
Read more about the precautions of inflating a tire with an aerosol inflator here.
Tire Failure Lawyer
The Willis Law Firm stands ready to assist you and your family in investigating a tire failure injury or accident caused by any vehicle type. For over 30 years, David P. Willis has been helping victims of serious accidents and rollovers involving defective tires and vehicles. In fact, Willis was awarded the prestigious Steven J. Sharp Public Service Award for his work in uncovering the Firestone tire defect leading to the recall of millions of tires. One phone call is all that is needed for the Willis Law Firm to begin investigating a new tire failure case. Upon acceptance, we’ll begin preserving the evidence, gathering additional facts and building your case. To schedule a free no cost consultation, fill out our online tire failure lawsuit form or call us at 1-800-883-9858.