Will running over glass pop a tire?
While it is best to avoid debris like nails when you can, rest easy knowing that if you can’t avoid driving over glass, it shouldn’t damage your tires. But if you’re still worried about a flat, make sure you’ve got roadside assistance handy before you hit the road.
Can running over a glass bottle give you a flat?
Not likely . Glass splinters are not very good in penetrating tires. Even if one were to lodge itself into the groove of the tires it would be very unlikely to puncture it .
Will driving through glass damage tires?
The type of damage sustained to a car’s tires depends on the type of glass and the length/size of shards, but broken glass can puncture your tires, causing a flat or a blowout. And if glass pieces weasel their way inside your tire, it can create openings for dirt and moisture.