Do I really need a spare tire?
If you take a lot of road trips, routinely drive in places with long distances between service stations, or travel a lot on rougher roads, you need a spare tire. Getting a flat in rural areas means you could be a hundred miles or more to the nearest repair shop.
Do you tip AAA workers?
Some argue that the services provided by companies like AAA are difficult; exceptional skill and kindness should be rewarded with a tip. If you think the worker went above and beyond and deserves a tip, the general consensus is $5 for small services like a jumpstart, unlock, or flat tire, and $10 for a tow.
What happens if my tire blows out?
A tire blowout will immediately cause your car to begin to slow down as well as pull to the left or right, according to Sun Devil Auto. This can cause your vehicle to lose control, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Change the tire If you know how to and have room to do so safely.
How much should a tire change cost?
Tire Size and Vehicle Make Standard economy cars and sedans are usually the cheapest to replace, running anywhere from $50 to $75 each on average. If you drive a sporty car or a large SUV, those prices can jump significantly higher and may cost you anywhere from $100 to $300 apiece, sometimes even higher.
Can I call someone to fix a flat tire?
Yes, it can be a good idea to call the police to help you with a flat tire, especially if you are in an unfamiliar, possibly dangerous area, or if your car is blocking traffic. The police will be able to put flares around your car so that other drivers will see it, and luckily, they are trained to change tires.
How much does it cost to fix a flat tire at Walmart?
In most cases, Walmart tire centers will be able to assist with repairs. On average, pricing for repairs will run at $10 per tire if it is a flat and you have not purchased the Road Hazard Warranty for $10 per tire at the time of fitment.