Bridge­stone Amer­ica en­gi­neer­ing man­ager Kurt Berger shares some high- (and low-)tech tire ad­vice.

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“Just place a penny up­side down in your tread. If any part of the queen’s crown is cov­ered by the tread, you’re good to go. If

not, it’s time for new tires.”

“Tires are kind of like shoes. Snow boots are best for win­ter, while a pair of ten­nis shoes is per­fect for a typ­i­cal day of walk­ing. You have to find the right tire for your

ve­hi­cle and your driv­ing style.” “Drive­g­uard tires from Bridge­stone have ‘run-flat’ tech­nol­ogy that en­ables you to keep driv­ing for up to 80 kilo­me­tres, at up to 80 kilo­me­tres per hour, on a flat.” (From

$164.99 each, bridge­stone­

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