According to Active Tools who is a global leader in the next generation of roadside tire repair solutions supplying the automotive industry, 27% of all roadside emergencies are tire related.
Approximately seven tire punctures occur every second, resulting in 220 million flat tires per year.
The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that one in five people do not know how to change a tire.
The website was created to help individuals with the necessary skills to change a tire in a vehicle correctly and safely. One third of 2017 model year vehicles do not come with a spare tire. Click here for a Spare Tire Availability List created by AAA.
Paul Campanella's Auto & Tire Center website offers 4 Safety Tips For Changing A Tire On A Busy Road. It is always a good idea to read this guides before finding yourself in this situation or before starting the task.
The U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Adminstatrtion calculates that about 2000 Non-Crash Injuries occur every year as a result of people chaning tires. ( Click here for a copy of the report.)