WHAT IS ROAD HAZARD INSURANCE?
Road Hazard Insurance is an additional insurance to cover your new tire purchased for road hazards that cause un-repairable damages due to for example: hitting potholes, running over large objects in the road, hitting curbs, getting holes in the sidewalls of the tires, anything that ruins a tire while driving the vehicle. Exceptions include: vandalism, running the tires under-inflated, mechanical issues that cause non-even tire wear, abuse or neglect.
HOW MUCH DOES ROAD HAZARD INSURANCE COST?
Road Hazard Insurance is a minimum of $5.00 per tire, or 5% of the cost of the tire whichever amount is greater. Once used, you can opt to repurchase the Road Hazard Insurance again for the replaced tires. Additional fees could include tire tax @ $2.50 per tire, stud tax @ $5.00 per tire, and/or a sensor fee (if applicable) @ $2.50 per tire. These fees will be added when Road Hazard is being honored.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR ROAD HAZARD INSURANCE?
Tires that are eligible for Road Hazard Insurance are: Tires that have a minimum aspect ratio of 55%. Exceptions include: motorhomes, dual-wheeled vehicles, aspect ratios of 50% or less, or trailer tires.
HOW LONG DOES ROAD HAZARD INSURANCE LAST?
Road Hazard Insurance covers a tire 100% for the first half of the tread depth and then the tires are prorated until 2/32nds at which time the tires need to be disposed of and are no longer roadworthy.
IS ROAD HAZARD INSURANCE TRANSFERABLE IF I SELL MY VEHICLE?
No. Road Hazard Insurance is only available for the original purchaser of the tires.
DO I NEED TO SHOW MY ORIGINAL RECEIPT TO RECEIVE MY ROAD HAZARD INSURANCE?