It’s easy to travel anywhere if you know how to drive and have your own car. You can go anywhere you want, anytime you like. That would be really great. Taking a drive in the summer along those rocky railroads, in mountainous areas, or taking side trip during the winter to see the glitz of snow, or any places around the world.
But then you must know first the basic parts of your car so that whatever may happen along the way, you will be prepared and ready, especially the type of tyres you need to use. You can’t just drive away on those muddy railroads in province areas without using some tyres that will carry your car along the way.
So, don’t just pack your things and drive away without knowing anything. If you are not a car enthusiast, better ask for some help from mechanics. They know what to do and what type of tyres to use for your trips.
But to give you an idea of what types of car tyres to use, here are some tips for you:
- Winter tyres – during this time, the road may be slippery because of the ice and snow. So, basically you need to make sure that your tyres won’t slip once you pass those roads. This winter tyres can also be used during rainy days and heavy snows. It has a microfilament grip material that will stick and grip to the ground in the freezing weather and wide grooves to increase the traction on the road since it is winter, the road will surely be slippery. It is really designed as such to prevent serious accidents along the way. So, if you are planning a vacation or winter trip on the North Pole, be sure to check that your car is in good condition and you already change it into winter tyres.
- Summer tyres – it is way much different from winter tyres, though winter tyres can still be used during dry or summer season. It has a warm weather grip that ensures the friction between the tyre and the road will be maximized. Summer tyres also have a block-shape tread pattern so that its tyres will remain in contact with the road. However, summer tyres easily wear off because of the heat on the tracks.
- All Season Tyres – to save money on changing tyres almost every season, this type of tyre is very much suited and available for you. Its tyres are more complex than the others and has a slits on its’ tread blocks. Just like the winter tyres, it also has a good traction that gives it the ability to grip during freezing conditions.
- Mud Terrain tyres – this type of tyres is good for muddy, rocky, and sandy road. It has a strong grip that allows it stay on the road even if how difficult it is. So if you are panning for an off-road vacation make sure that you already have a mud terrain tyres or else something not so pleasant would happen. Its tyre is very wide and tall with very thick tread designs and is also durable.
Those are just some of the basic types of car tyres. But if really want to know more, you may also inquire in different automotive shops or have your own mechanic teach you.
Make sure that before you travel, you know where you are going and what type of road you may be passing as to prepare what kind of tyres you need to use.