Gator facts

Despite evidence to the contrary, perceptions of retread dangers persist

Even though the peak “gator” season is coming to end, the issue of tire debris on the side of the road is not going away.  When people find out I’m in the tire business, too many of them still want me to “do something about all of the retreads on the side of the road.” My typical response is that the tire debris they see on the highway is not a retread issue.  It’s more of an inflation pressure and heat problem that can cause any tire to come

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