- You will need a jack, lug wrench, and spare tire to change a flat.
- Changing a flat tire only takes a few steps and can be done in minutes.
- Always change a tire in a safe, flat area away from traffic.
The last thing anybody wants to do is pull over to the side of a busy road and change a tire. However, knowing how to replace a tire is essential if you get a flat and can no longer drive safely. While roadside services can come in handy and will get you out of many situations, it’s always best to prepare for the worst as a driver. A dead phone battery or poor signal can prevent you from getting the help you need and leave you stranded on the side of the road.
It’s not fun, but all drivers should learn how to change a flat tire properly. Keep