Always Make Sure You Have a Spare Tire

Always make sure you have a spare tireFirst up: In yesterday’s tip, we noted that JetBlue is once again selling a board game that includes a certificate for a roundtrip flight. In fact, the airline is giving away these games to the 195 winners of a sweepstakes, which you must enter by today. Details are here. Five more games are being offered up at auction to benefit Make-A-Wish. Now, to today’s tip…

Do you have a spare tire in your car? According to CBS News and AAA, “28 percent of new 2017 models are sold without a spare as standard equipment, but in 2006, just five percent were without a spare. The list includes cars from more than two dozen auto brands from economy to luxury. Some pricier cars come with so-called run-flat tires.”

The scary part is that most people don’t realize they don’t have a spare, so always check before going on a roadtrip—no matter if you’re renting or if it’s your own car!




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