A flat tire can leave you stranded along the side of the road; it can cause the rim of the wheel to ride on the tire tread or the ground resulting in the loss of control in your truck, it can cause a tire to blowout or worse. The most common causes of flat tires can be a leaky valve stem, a puncture in the tire, a leak between the tire and wheel, a leak in your wheel and more.
Should you have a flat tire while driving, slow down and pull over to the side of the road as soon as it is safe. Do not stop in the middle of the road. Turning on your hazard flashers and rising the hood has become a universal sign for help. Stop in to Alpha Fleet Service in Tacoma, WA today and let our Tire repair Tacoma experts take a look at your tires today.