Tyre Safety Month – TyreSafe.org
TyreSafe was formed in 2006 to reduce the number of tyre-related incidents on Britain’s roads through raising awareness of the importance of tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres. TyreSafe receives support from many areas of industry including most major tyre manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, some associated equipment suppliers and a number of vehicle manufacturers. To deliver its messages TyreSafe works closely with a wide range of commercial and government organisations such as the Highways England, RoadSafe, police forces, fire services, councils and many other bodies. Since its inception, TyreSafe’s activities have helped reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured each year in a tyre related accident by 46%. TyreSafe is the authority and first point of reference for tyre safety issues. It will continue to develop this position through a wide range of education and information programmes which encourage motorists to improve their attitudes and behaviour towards tyre care and safety.