Ultimate Guide to Reading Tire Tread

Despite relying on our vehicles every day to get from point A to point B, we rarely pay attention to telltale signs of hazardous wear and tear. Other than the engine, tires take the brunt of the work when we travel, which means you should pay extra attention to inflation levels and tread. Avoid dangerous situations by learning how to read your tire tread with this helpful guide:

Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.