Hold a TireWise Event at your school to call attention to the importance of properly maintaining your tires so you can get where you’re going safely.

A recent U.S. Tire Manufacturer’s Association/Discount Tire/Ipsos survey of 1,431 American drivers ages 18 and older revealed the following insights about tire safety:

  • 48% of drivers don’t know how often to check tire pressure, including 3% who believe they never have to check.
  • 53% of drivers don’t know how to check tread wear to determine if tires show signs of damage and need to be replaced.
  • 53% of drivers do not know how often to rotate their tires.
  • Almost all drivers (94%) realize proper tire inflation saves money, but most don’t realize just how much.

Suggested activities include how to

  • Check  tire pressure
  • Check  tire treadwear
  • Change a flat tire

Suggested guest speakers give on instruction on

  • Tire maintenance (temperature, size, balance, alignment & rotation)
  • Purchasing tires