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The danger of underinflated RV Tires

• by Mike Wendland

One of the most important but neglected parts of your RV: your tires. There is nothing more frightening than having a tire blow out while you are driving at highway speeds. Studies show that more than 30 percent of us drive with underinflated RV tires.

In an RV it is dangerous. 

Here's a video version of this article that we posted on our RV Lifestyle YouTube Channel, showing the items we mention.

If tire pressure is too low, too much of the tire's surface area touches the road, which increases friction. Increased friction can cause the tires to overheat, which can lead to premature wear, tread separation, and blowouts.