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Tires, DOT Serial Number, and Safety

Tires, DOT Serial Number, and Safety

NEW YEAR.... Same us! Let's get you ready for the newness ahead!  We are kicking off the New Year by talking about TIRES! A service we now provide at our shop and have on order for you whenever you need! If your tire has a finicky nail, or has an air leak, we can diagnose and let you know if it needs a new one or if we can patch it!  I want to go into detail the importance of knowing how to read your tires DOT serial number. The DOT serial number is located on the inside wall of the tire and is usually followed by eight to thirteen letters or numbers. DOT verifies that the tires were made in the United States, and follow the Department of Transportation's (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's tire safety standards.  These numbers verify where the tire was manufactured, the size, manufacturers code, and most importantly the week and year of the tires making. It is highly important ... read more

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