The incident of explosion of automobile tires when vehicles are circulating on expressways is unavoidable, so drivers need to know the handling process, correct technique, avoid being passive in all cases.
How to handle when a car running on a highway has a tire explosion?
How dangerous is a truck tire explosion on the highway?
Some signs identify a car that explodes on a tire like a loud noise, a big spray or feel the rubber cover rubbing against the road. Causes of tire explosion such as excessive inflated tires or inadequate pressure pumps, irregular spikes, overloaded high-speed trucks, tires with expired use or use do not match the specifications. magic that allows printing on the sides of tires …
Follow the following steps to ensure safety and avoid tire damage.
First of all, drivers need to be very calm, avoid panic, sudden braking and loss of steering. Most of us often have the same reflexes that brake and hit the steering wheel very quickly towards the opposite side because we find the car tilted. However, this action only makes the car in an imbalance worse.
How to handle when exploding car tires on highways
In this case, the advice for the driver is to try not to brake, then hold it straight and fasten the steering wheel to the car safety systems such as ESP electronic balance, EBD electronic brake force distribution. intervention and handling. If you try to manipulate some other actions, it will make it difficult for the ECU central controller to handle the situation.
After trying to stabilize the vehicle, continue to reduce the speed and drive the vehicle to a location that is determined to be safe (usually the curb) to check the condition of the tire. To ensure safety, turn on the road signal or use the flashing headlight system when it is too dark or dim.
In the case of a serious hole that cannot be moved, the driver only has to stop the vehicle completely in a position on the road, at the same time creating a signal (roadside tree branch for example) to alert other vehicles .
Advice for drivers is to regularly check the condition of the tires, if there are signs of wear or spikes, it is necessary to take the initiative to replace them to ensure safety and to prepare tires. backup when traveling on long distance.
In order to limit tire explosion, experts recommend pumping tires at the prescribed pressure, replacing 80,000 km behind tires for trucks and 40,000 km for passenger cars.