Friday, May 1, 2015

Regrooving & Counterfeit Scams Threaten Tire Safety

Worn tire treads are a big hazard to all road users — but two hidden dangers many of us don’t know about could pose an equal or even greater risk to tire safety, and they’re both the result of scams.

Unknowing buyers, especially those looking for a bargain, could be lured into purchasing replacement tires that are not as new as they look because they have been “regrooved” or simply because they’re fakes.

The process of regrooving involves cutting into the tire and removing strips so the tread meets legal depth requirements again

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