Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationSafety · 2 months ago

If i drive with really flat sluggish tires are my chances of dying in a car crash very small?

I heard you grip the road better, (and people honk at you less) 

3 Answers

  • 2 months ago
    Favourite answer

    Tyres/tires provide optimum grip in normal situations when inflated to the correct pressure. Under inflated tyres adversely affect the handling and the braking efficiency of a vehicle.  An additional danger of under-inflated tyres is that excess sidewall flexing and the scuffing of sidewalls on the road surface can cause catastrophic tyre failure. Under-inflated tyres increase your risks when driving.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    nope it's dumb you could lose traction and are more likely to have a blow out.

  • Barry
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    You heard wrong. Under inflated tires are a death trap.

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