Drivers urged to check their tyres once and month, every month

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging motorists to make monthly checks on tyres, to ensure tread depths are sufficient and pressures are correct. Correct tyre pressure is not only vital for your safety on the road, it’s also the best way to maximise fuel economy, according to GEM road safety officer […]

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Drivers are increasing motoring costs and taking risks by ignoring tyre maintenance

Drivers are increasing their motoring costs as well as the risk of being involved in an incident by ignoring tyre maintenance, according to TyreSafe. The organiser of Tyre Safety Month is reminding motorists that regular tyre checks are a ‘win-win’ as they will help road users stay safe and avoid unnecessary bills. To help them, […]

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69% of motorists don’t know the minimum legal UK tyre depth limit

A new survey from Venson Automotive Solutions reveals that 69% of motorists don’t know the correct legal tyre tread depth limit of 1.6mm, which could leave firms at risk if their drivers are in an accident. With tyre problems still accounting for 40% of fatal or serious injuries caused by vehicle incidents, Venson reminds fleet […]

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