safe driving tips lg

WHY DO TIRES MATTER?

How to practice safe driving: Michelin tires are built with your safety in mind, but emergencies can happen. Learn how to drive safely and handle situations that arise.

It's the tires that stop the car.

When it comes to safety, tires are one of the most important components of your vehicle.
Your brakes stop the wheels from turning, but it’s the grip of the tires that actually brings your car to a stop.

 

Let's take a closer look.
Here, rubber meets the road:

infographic area of contact 700x370

The only thing holding your car to the road is an area on the tires that’s the size of a hand.

And this is where it all happens:
braking, acceleration, traction, handling, steering, comfort.
Even the most powerful car won’t grip the road without the right tires.

 

You took time to choose your car.
Taking time to choose your tires is just as important.

infographic bike 460x300

 

 

We can all recall stressful situations where our tires
made the difference:
Think of that bike that came from nowhere.

 

 

 

That driver in front of you suddenly braking.
That dog crossing the street.

infographic dog 460x300

4 0 infographic rainb 140303

 

 

 

That difficult ride under a wall of rain.

Your safety does not just depend on the way you or others are driving.

It depends equally on your choice of tires.
For your peace of mind (and your family’s), take the time to choose well!

But how do I choose the right tire?

To help you compare and choose, look at 4 different aspects:

thumbnail safety 700x395
Safety

Most tires perform well in everyday situations, but difficult conditions will reveal their differences. Choose tires that can perform well in the worst types of weather or roads you encounter. The difference can be huge. Not all tires are equal – choosing the right ones can keep you safe.

thumbnail value 620x349
Value

Making a compromise now could mean spending more later. Why? Because tires that last longer and can help you save fuel allow you to save in the long run. Get more efficient tires now, replace them much later! (And forget about shopping for tires for a while.)

thumbnail enjoy the ride 700x395
Enjoy the ride

Like a shoe, a tire needs to fit you perfectly.
1. Take any car
2. Try a different set of tires
You end up with an entirely different driving experience. So, do you like a comfortable drive or precision handling to take that corner like a pro? Make sure your tire reflects your style.

thumbnail sports car 620x349
Sports Car?

A sprinter doesn't want to run in slippers. Neither does your car. A sport or luxury car won’t feel like one unless the tires can translate its power to the road.

All in one

MICHELIN® Tire Performance at Michelin®, we continuously strive to offer the best possible balance of performance for every use.

MICHELIN® TOTAL PERFORMANCE reflects our focus on whole tire life, delivering excellent targeted features and benefits with no compromise in other areas. Furthermore, we ensure that all our tires have PERFORMANCE MADE TO LAST, delivering, by design, an exceptional level of long lasting performance… so that our customers can enjoy the full potential of the tire throughout its entire lifespan.

logo total performance 315x80

You are using an unsupported web browser
You are using a website browser that is not supported by this website. This means that some features may not work as intended. This may result in strange behaviors when browsing. Use or upgrade/install one of the following browsers to take full advantage of this website