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.

Tyre Labelling Information
Tyre Labelling Information

Tyre Labelling Information To help drivers in making an informed choice about safer and more environmentally friendly driving, from 1st November...

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Tread Depth
Tread Depth

Tread Depth Tyre treads are designed to give good grip on wet roads but this generally decreases as a tyre’s tread pattern wears down or as the...

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Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) In order to assist you in monitoring the pressure in your tyres, all new cars are now equipped with a tyre...

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Check Your Pressures
Check Your Pressures

Why is it important to check your pressures regularly? Correct tyre pressure is vital to your safety on the road. Under-inflated tyres affect...

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Part Worn Tyre Economics
Part Worn Tyre Economics

Many drivers buying part worn tyres do so in the belief that they offer better value for money when compared with new tyres. However, this isn’t...

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Part Worn Tyres and The Law
Part Worn Tyres and The Law

Under The Motor Vehicle Tyres (Safety) Regulations 1994 (reg.7.) part of the Consumer Protection Act, it is an offence for anyone to sell part...

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Part Worn Tyres
Part Worn Tyres

As arguably the primary safety feature on your vehicle, TyreSafe strongly recommends buying new tyres, not part-worn or ‘used’ tyres. Take a look...

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