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My daugher has a 2008 prius, had a flat tire and now has the spare tire on. What is the maximum distance and speed she should drive

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Generally for "space saver spares" it is 50 mph MAX speed and 50 miles range. The specifics for your spare are usually written on this tire sidewall and also in the owner manual.
The handling, turning and braking are greatly affected when using the spare tire and she should drive with great caution. The spare should only be driven on to make it to the nearest repair station.

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I do not know the maximum distance, but there should be a wear indicator on the tire. Usually the max speed on doughnut tires is around 50 mph but the owners manual will clarify. Usually the spare will have a max speed posted on it somewhere with a sticker.
Please let me know if I can further assist you.

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