When it comes to safety, tyres are the most important component on your vehicle.
The brakes stop the wheels, not your car! It's actually your tyres that stop it. Let's take a closer look:
Here, rubber meets the road:
The contact area is the size of the palm of your hand.
And this all where it happens:
Braking, Traction, Handling, Steering, Comfort
On such small area, a failure at high speed could have serious consequences.