What Happens When You Drive on a Flat Tire?

Flat tires are pretty much every RVer’s worst nightmare. They not only cause tremendous damage to your precious RV but also create a dangerous situation.

Consider yourself lucky if you’ve never experienced it. However, driving on a flat tire can cause the predicament to go from bad to worse in the blink of an eye.

Here, we’re sharing what happens when you drive on a flat tire and some tips to help you avoid it.

That puts you and other drivers in danger. It’s one risk that we don’t think is worth taking.

Is Driving on a Flat Tire Dangerous?

If the metal rim contacts the road while you’re driving, you’ll likely do enough damage that you’ll need to replace more than just the tire.

What Happens When You Drive on a Flat Tire?

If your tire is simply low on air or has a slow leak, you may be able to drive a mile or two on it.

Should You Drive Even 1 Mile on a Flat Tire?

Whether or not you can pump up a flat tire depends on the cause of the flat.

Can You Pump Up a Flat Tire?

Depending on how quickly the tire leaks air, pumping up the tire may allow you to drive your vehicle to the tire shop to fix it.

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