Before taking your commercial vehicle out on the road, you need to make sure it is safe to drive. Part of the safety inspection needs to include looking over the tires. However, far too many simply look at the tires, see the tires are properly inflated and leave it at that. There is far more involved with regards to looking over tires and making sure everything is safe. That is exactly why before your next shift, you need to utilize these inspection tips from your local Healdsburg commercial tire experts.
The Quarter Test
The old penny test has been updated as the amount of tread left on a vehicle when testing with a penny simply is not enough to drive safety, especially when behind the wheel of a commercial vehicle. This is why you need to perform the quarter test. Using a quarter, slide it into the tread of each tire. If you can see the top of Washington's head, it means there isn't enough t ...[more]