Luckily, you maintain control and safely maneuver to the side of the road. The tires are new, purchased a few months ago from a local tire shop. How could this happen to new tires? The fact is that all tires have an expiration date. Surprisingly, many consumers and sellers of tires do not know about tire expiration dates.
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How to make your tires last 10 years
A tire is comprised of many individual parts that are bonded together through a high-heat-curing process called vulcanization. As with all auto parts, normal wear and tear affect a car part's longevity. When a tire endures normal use, several factors contribute to the tire wearing down and losing its desirable properties. Stress from the weight of the car causes oxygen to be forced against the inside of the tire walls.