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Wet Roads Can Be Trouble - How Are Your Tires?

June 11th, 2015

Tires in Westerville, OHIf you’ve ever been on a wet highway and suddenly felt somewhat disconnected from the road, chances are your vehicle was beginning to hydroplane. You’ve probably heard the term before, but what exactly does it mean?

Your tires’ treads are designed to clear water away from the contact patch, the section of the tire that actually stays in contact with the road at any given time. The grooves that run around the tire’s circumference, the sipes cut into the tread and other tread elements are designed to evacuate the wedge of water that builds up at the leading edge of the contact patch, channeling it safely behind the tire as you move down the road. Some tires can do this more effectively than others, but…no worn tires can evacuate water very well.

In the moment that a car hydroplanes, ...[more]

  Posted in: Tire 101

April Showers Bring...Hydroplaning?

April 9th, 2014

It’s springtime in Columbus again, and we all know what that means – rain, rain, rain.    Boyd’s Tire & Service Center wants to make sure you and your family stay safe while driving in these April showers.

Hydroplaning happens when a layer of water comes between your tires and the road, causing your vehicle to actually float on top of the water. During this time, you may lose total control of steering, and in turn, the car. Hydroplaning usually causes the steering wheel to jerk and pulls the vehicle towards the puddle of water.

One of the things you can do to prevent your vehicle from hydroplaning is to regularly inspect your tires.

1.       Make sure your tires are properly inflated. When your tires are over or under inflated, hydroplaning beco ...[more]

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Best Place To Shop Tires In Central Ohio

August 23rd, 2011

Boyd's Tire in Central OhioAmong the best places to shop tires in central Ohio is Boyd's Tire and service center. Boyd's Tire is a family owned business and has 7 convenient locations in central Ohio to serve you! There are several brands of tires that are offered by this service center.

Great offers and discounts are given on various tire sales throughout the locations. The quality of tires in our discounts has not been compromised and is standard right across the seven locations.

Other services that are offered include automated computerized wheel alignment that ensures that the balance of wheels is just right. The entire body mass of a chassis, e ...[more]

  Posted in: Boyd's News, Company News

More Tire Choices and Great Pricing

August 17th, 2011

We are very pleased to announce we now offer an even more diverse selection of tire brands.  We have always been able to offer you very competitive pricing and a great selection of tires due to our buying power and relationship with North Central Tire (NCT).  As of August 1, 2011, NCT was acquired by American Tire Distributors (ATD).  Since 1935 ATD has been a leader in supplying tire and automotive service stores like ours complete packages of tires, wheels, auto service equipment, auto shop supplies and many business resources.  We are excited about our new relationship with ATD and what it will provide both us and our customers moving forward. 

So what doe ...[more]

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