Tire wear is a death-and-taxes sort of thing: it may be inevitable, but the new UNI-T AQ technology from Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. at least makes tread wear less of a factor in overall tire performance. As tires wear, tread depth is lost, making water displacement more difficult. In addition, continual heat and friction hardens tire rubber, loosening its grip on wet pavement. Bridgestone tires with UNI-T AQ are equipped with what Bridgestone calls Dual Layer Tread, which reveals an ...

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