Donut Tire Driving Duration Statistics

The average driving duration on a donut tire is typically around 50 miles before needing to be replaced.

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"Donut spare tires are designed to go no more than 50 miles"

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"About 52% of new vehicles sold in 2017 came with a donut spare tire"

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"The usage of donut spare tires led to an estimated 400+% increase in jump in motorist "tire-related" roadside assistance from 2013 to 2017"

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"Approximately 31% of drivers have used a donut tire before"

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"More than 36% of new cars do not have a spare tire of any kind"

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"In a survey, 5% of participants incorrectly believed they could drive normally on a donut tire"

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"60% of drivers have never checked the air pressure of their spare tire"

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"AAA rescued 32 million drivers in 2015, many because of tire-related issues"

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"About 60% of Americans do not check tire pressure regularly"

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"An estimated 28% of Americans don't know how to change a tire"

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"More than 50% of the drivers don't even know where the spare tire is located in their vehicle"

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"Around 52% of teenage drivers don’t know how to change a flat tire"

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"Only 43% of American drivers have put effort into learning about tire maintenance"

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