January 2022

Understanding Tire Sidewall Markings

How to Properly Read Tire Markings It’s a smart decision to check your tires for wear and tear routinely and to ensure they have enough air. During your inspection, you might have noticed a sequence of numbers and letters on the sidewall of the tire. These markings are much more important to understand than you might think. These letters and numbers tell you if the tires meet the safety standards of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). They also indicate