Tires are made of rubber because rubber can withstand wear and tear, and the substance offers a high level of grip even when the roads are wet. Tires are made from synthetic rubber and not pure rubber from rubber trees. More »

Manufacturers produce rubber mulch by buying large amounts of junk tires, removing the steel belting and shredding the remaining rubber into small pieces. Depending on the type of shredder a company uses, rubber mulch is... More »

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Goodyear tires generally contain a combination of natural rubber, harvested from a rubber tree, and synthetic rubbers made from oil and other ingredients. The particular blend of materials used for each tire is specific ... More »

Consumer Reports rates Michelin as the highest-quality tires as of 2015 due to excellent grip and wear and low rolling resistance. Recommended Michelin tire models include the Defender, Primacy MXV4, and Pilot Sport A/S ... More »

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Some popular RNR tires are the Winter maxx and Signature HP tires from Dunlop and the Ultra grip ice and Eagle sport tires by Goodyear. Some popular RNR wheels are the FF01 and FF02 wheels from Fuel Off-Road and the Caly... More »

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Some benefits of using Cooper Arctic Claw tires are enhanced traction on wet, icy or snowy roads, and the ability to make the tires studded for even more traction and control in the roughest of weather conditions. The ti... More »

Flat or bald spots on tires are not only dangerous, they are potentially deadly when it comes to driving on wet roads. According to Consumer Reports, bald tires are more prone to hydroplaning on standing water. Hydroplan... More »