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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]

  Posted in: Tire 101

4 Simple Tips to Help All Terrain Tires Last Longer

September 20th, 2011

 

Boyds Tire ServiceWe are going to outline a few tips everyone should be aware of with all terrain vehicles that are equipped with all terrain tires. Trucks and sport utility vehicles are extremely popular, so we know how important it is to everyone that these vehicles are taken care of correctly.

Tip 1: The most common way a tire wears out, is by quickly braking or slamming on your brakes. It’s best to avoid sudden braking as much as you can. Only brake like this if it’s an absolute must. Instead, simply step on your brakes steadily and in a slow manner. ...[more]

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