High prices are driving more motorists to rent tires

CANOGA PARK, CA-NOVEMBER 9, 2012: Salesman Jorge Fernandez, left, looks on as customer Jesse Godinez of San Fernando, right, inspects tires on display at Rent A Wheel in Canoga Park on November 9, 2012. Rent A Wheel is a national chain that sells tires and rims on a rent to own basis. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)