Tyre Safety Tips

Tyre Safety Tips

It’s crucially important that you have regular tyre check ups and proper care. After all, they are the ones who carry all the weight. The last time you had your tyres checked for wear and damage was probably a long time ago. Can't recall? We don't blame you for taking it for granted, since it's something that most drivers do.  

Only when anything goes wrong, drivers think of checking their tyres. Yet here, you will find some quick tips to keep your tyres safe!

Check the Pressure

The pressure in your tyres will deplete with time, so you should check them at least once per month. Inadequately inflated tyres may impair vehicle control, increase fuel consumption, and even cause damage to the tyres themselves, all of which can result in serious injury or death.  

Driving on underinflated tyres, on the other hand, is just as dangerous. Your tyres will wear out more quickly and have a greater risk of bursting if they have less grip and contact on the road.

Check the Tread Depth

Treads on tyres are actually not for decor- they are very important! So, they should not wear out. In reality, driving with bald tyres, particularly in rainy weather, is quite risky. The danger of hydroplaning grows with worn tyres for individuals who aren't aware of it.  A blowout may be caused by bald tyres since they are more vulnerable to puncture.

Prevent Tyre Overloading

It is exceedingly risky to overload your tyres- but what happens if you overload your tyres? It might result in a blowout. Even if your car's maximum load limit is not exceeded, an unbalanced weight on the tyres might lead to overloading. Check your vehicle's owner's handbook or the tyre load rating to find out how many passengers and how much goods you can carry. It’s important you do not pass this limit mentioned on the tyre load rating chart.

Regularly Replace Tyres

Tyres have lifespans, so they won’t last a lifetime. The purchase of new tyres is one of, if not the most, critical auto purchases that a person can make. In order to protect passengers and drivers, these are the only sections of an automobile that come into direct touch with the road.

Swap Front and Back Tyres

Your front and rear tyres wear out differently, in case you didn't know. For example, since they bear the bulk of the vehicle's weight, the front tyres will degrade more quickly. Tyres wear differently depending on how many right and left turns you make.  

As a bonus, you'll also save money by increasing the lifespan of your tyres by rotating them every few months. This way they will last longer and healthier!

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