Flat tires on the rise across LI

Long Islanders say flat tires have become an epidemic in Long Beach, Atlantic Beach and Island Park. Experts says post-Sandy construction is to blame. They

Long Islanders say flat tires have become an epidemic over the last few weeks.

Long Islanders say flat tires have become an epidemic over the last few weeks. (1/18/13)

ATLANTIC BEACH - Long Islanders say flat tires have become an epidemic in Long Beach, Atlantic Beach and Island Park.

Experts says post-Sandy construction is to blame. They advise motorists to check their car insurance to make sure they're covered for roadside repairs.

A spokesman for the City of Long Beach says it will step up the sweeping program and do spot inspections to cut down on dangerous debris getting in the roadway.

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