February 2018

Drivers in Nevada

Teens and Tire Safety: What Driver’s Ed Doesn’t Teach Kids?

Your child’s Nevada drivers ed course focuses on the rules of the road and being an attentive driver. But generating lessons often skip the mark as it pertains to teaching basic car attention information. Michelin North America, Inc. helped finance a study to know what driving students are learning — and not learning — which could put them vulnerable for auto mishaps.

What’s All the Fuss About Wheels?

A car can operate without a radio, door or perhaps a roof. But every type of motorized automobile must have wheels to smoothly move you from one place to the next. While these critical the different parts of a car can simply be forgotten, they’re usually the source for car crashes.

A Country wide Highway Traffic Protection Administration (NHTSA) research highlighted in a Consumer Studies article explains that tires underinflated by more than 25 percent are 3 x much more likely to be engaged in a crash than tires properly inflated for the street and weather conditions. Tires underinflated by up to twenty five percent can also cause car problems. The auto tires could become overheated, have a shorter tread life and not handle as effortlessly.

Many new vehicle models implement a wheel pressure warning light to warn individuals to over or under inflated auto tires. Teach your child to identify this image on the car’s dashboard and where local pressurized air stations are available in your community. They are often matched with gas stations and car washes.

The analysis also concluded that car crashes were much more likely as car tire tread wears and diminishes. Twenty-six percent of car crashes analyzed in the study engaged vehicles with worn out tread measuring …