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Tire wear directly affects the driver’s safety and the performance of the vehicle. It is essential for the driver to be well-informed about how to check for tire wear regularly.

Tire wear directly affects the driver’s safety and the performance of the vehicle. It is essential for the driver to be well-informed about how to check for tire wear regularly.

Importance of Checking for Tire Wear

The deeper the groove, which is a circumferential channel or drainage road, the more grip a tire will have. You can prevent an unexpected accidents by checking for tire wear regularly.

Recommended Interval Between Check-ups

Hankook Tire recommends you to check for tire wear once in a month. Also, make sure to do a check once more after long distance travel.

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Tire Tread Wear Indicator

You can check for the depth of the groove by using a Tire Tread Depth Gauge or by observing the Tread Wear Indicator on the bottom of grooves, the location of which is marked on a shoulder as “▲”. To ensure optimum safety and performance, tires should be replaced when groove depth remains less than 2mm.


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