Ban Lead Wheel Weights

Lead is poisonous

Just a small amount of lead can lead to learning problems, kidney problems, and other serious issues.

Other choices are available!

Your tire store or service center can give you non-lead wheel weights if you ask. It won't cost you any more and your car wheels will be just as well balanced.

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what are wheel weights?

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We’re committed to improving the environment by getting lead wheel weights off of tires in South Carolina



Everyone needs balanced tires for a smooth ride. But do you know how wheels are balanced?

Almost every vehicle uses wheel weights for balance, which are pieces of metal about the size of your finger clipped to the wheel rim or stuck to the tire.

Wheel weights can be made of steel, zinc and other metals. But often, wheel weights are made of lead. Lead is poisonous to humans!

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