Consumer Reports Analysts Recommend Against Buying Re-Tread Tires

In a recent Consumer Reports analysis of automotive tires, titled “Should You Buy Re-Tread Tires?” they warn consumers that while it may seem like a good way to save money and help save the environment by purchasing re-treaded tires, that times have changed and—at least for non-commercial vehicles—it makes better sense to play it safe by buying new tires after the old ones either wear out or become damaged.