Tire Age | Tulsa Tires

When you need new Tulsa tires, see the Tulsa tire experts at Same Day.

It's that time of year when thousands of people start thinking about road trips. whether it's going to visit family over the holidays or going to have a fun winter weekend away from the stresses of work and the holiday season. That's a cue that it's time to make sure your car is in shape for the trip. Especially the tires. And especially if they're older.

"For years, people have relied on a tire's tread depth to determine its condition. But the rubber compounds in a tire deteriorate with time, regardless of the condition of the tread. An old tire poses a safety hazard," Edmunds.com says.

Edmunds explains that tires eventually develop cracks while they're being driven. Those cracks "may appear on the surface and inside the tire as well. This cracking can eventually cause the steel belts in the tread to separate from the rest of the tire." If that happens while you're driving, the results can be catastrophic.

But, you say, you don't drive much - just to work and events like the Tulsa Farm Show. But that doesn't matter. As Edmunds says, "nothing stops the effects of time on rubber." But it's hard to know just how often to replace your tires if you don't drive your car a lot. Some manufacturers, Edmunds says, suggest consumers replace tires six years after their production date, regardless of tread life. Others say a tire can last up to 10 years, provided you get annual tire inspections after the fifth year.

The best thing you can do is talk with the Tulsa tire experts at Same Day Auto Repair. They can look at your tires and help you decide what's best - and safest - for you, your car and your Tulsa tires. If you need new Tulsa tires, then the certified professionals at Same Day carry all makes, sizes, and style of tire to fit any driving need.

Same Day is an AAA-approved auto repair facility. Same Day is the No. 1 AAA-approved auto repair service center in Oklahoma and has been for years. AAA members get a 10 percent discount on labor.

Same Day is the trusted locally owned service center for Tulsa tires and auto repairs. Same Day has five conveniently located Tulsa tire and auto care centers to help you - Berryhill, SheridanBixbySand Springs, and Southern Hills. For the best local Tulsa tires and auto care, call Same Day. Call today.


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