Since your tires are the only part of your vehicle that is actually ON the road, you can assume that they are integral to essentially all aspects of how your vehicle handles, rides, starts, stops, accelerates, and handles all manner of weather. Tires can be a bit confusing though, and we field quite a few basic questions about how to check them for damage, how to maintain them, and what to look for when they need to be replaced.
This infographic is brilliant. It gives you some crazy facts, some tips for how to check your tires for wear using coins or tire indicators, when to replace them, what to replace them with, and how to properly inflate them. Such a great little tool to give you all the info you need. Bookmark this page and keep it as a reference, this is something that all drivers need to know.