How to Manage a Flat Tire

It's funny about flat tires: They never seem to occur at a convenient moment. Invariably, you're either headed to an important appointment or coming back after some long, exhausting affair. A blowout isn't going to improve anyone's day, but you can take steps to minimize your misery after that heart-deflating moment you hear the telltale sound of rubber slapping the road. Follow the link below for our list of do's and don'ts when facing flat, and you'll be back on your way as soon — and as safely — as possible.

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