Close up flat tire on the road waiting for repair.

When you go on a road trip, your friends and family are constantly going to annoy you with being safe and keeping them updated. Ever wondered why this may be? Because the road can be a dangerous place, when in reality, it shouldn’t be. If you’ve ever paid close attention, you’ll notice that the edges of a road start to break down into little pieces, cracks start to form, and potholes begin to grow. Just because a bump in the road might be insignificant to you, doesn’t mean it is for your tires and travel. We have outlined the reasons why you need to have asphalt repairs and maintenance done as soon as possible. 

Tire Traction

By driving on a new and improved road, you are treating your vehicle’s tires. Tires are naturally going to wear and tear over time, but with a new coat of asphalt, your tires face less travel stress. By renewing a road, you increase the life of your tires by twenty-five percent. Tires don’t come cheap and old, a ridden road only makes it more inclined to your expense. 

Less Disruption

With fewer bumps, drivers are able to travel faster, which then lessens the possibility of congestion. It can be quite a pain when your car is waiting in a stretch of several other vehicles all because people want to drive slow on a road that cannot be completely trusted.

Smooth and Safe Surfaces

Of course, the most important benefit here is your own safety. New asphalt reduces the chances of your tires swerving, being blown out, or flattened. It also helps to stream water and other natural factors downwards so that your tires don’t have to struggle. Driving in the snow or rain can be frightening, but with a new road, you can commute at peace.

The Asphalt Repairs You Need

The first thing you should do when you notice a worn-down and beat up road is to check your tires and, of course, consider the maintenance of the road. Rick’s Paving and Sealing have the best tools and team to get the job done, so don’t wait to contact us today!