Tyre related accidents are probably one of the least
recognised causes of driving fatalities. Although the figure of fatalities has
fallen from 2011 to 2012 by 5%, the number of less serious injuries has
Not for profit organisation, Tyresafe, are now working
harder than ever to ensure that drivers are more aware of the possible dangers
of having unsafe tyres. They believe that most motorists leave their tyre
change until the 1.6mm legal tread limit to save themselves a few pennies! All
esteemed tyre manufacturers recommend changing your tyres at 3mm tread depth,
this allows for a reasonable amount of grip on road surfaces and can be the
difference between stopping in time and stopping too late!
So next time you’re cleaning your car or you’re about to go
on a long journey, don’t forget to check your treads! And if they’re running
low simply get in touch with Grippy.co.uk and we’ll be there morning, noon or
night to get you safely back on the road!