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The depth of tread on your tyres is critical when it comes to accelerating, braking, steering and cornering – especially when the roads are wet.
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Drivers are responsible for making sure their vehicles are well maintained and roadworthy.

The depth of tread on your tyres is critical when it comes to accelerating, braking, steering and cornering – especially when the roads are wet.

The UK minimum legal tread depth is 1.6mm. But are you among the 65% of drivers who don’t check their tyre treads often enough? All you need is a 20 pence piece – and 1 minute or so to watch this video!

Tyre pressure is just as important as treads. Driving with underinflated or overinflated tyres can adversely affect your braking distance, steering, fuel efficiency and the lifetime of your tyres.

For more safety advice, you can visit Tyre Safe.

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