Well, if you’re driving and you get a flat, rule number one is to find someplace safe to pull over ASAP. How far you’ll be able to drive depends on how fast the tire is deflating. With a full-on blowout, you’ll only have 100 yards to half a mile. That’s the worst case scenario. Now your tire may only have a small puncture, in which case you might be able to go longer than half a mile, but you’ll still need to be very careful. Driving on a flat could destroy your tire’s rim and might even damage your breaks. What’s worse than that? Your car could catch on fire. It’s true.
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