How to Handle a Tire Blowout

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Drivers in Galva encounter many distractions on the road—traffic, cell phones, music, passengers, etc. Even the open road can allow a driver’s mind to wander. If you’re distracted when a tire blowout occurs, your drive can become extremely dangerous. You’ll need to gather yourself quickly and follow the correct maneuvers in order to remain safe while you guide your car to safety. We’ve put together a few tips on how to properly handle a tire blowout so you can get off the road as quickly and safely as possible. The easiest way to remain safe from a tire blowout is through preventative maintenance. Taking care of your tires can reduce many of these common causes of blowouts. Causes of tire blowouts: Over/underinflated tires Misaligned tires Overloaded vehicle Sharp objects on the road When a blowout occurs, the vehicle will veer toward the blown …… ( more )