A study from TyreSafe* has revealed that motorists in Britain could be spending up to £600 million** on unnecessary fuel bills.
TyreSafe suggests that over 50% of car and van tyres on the roads are being driven below recommended inflation pressures, increasing vehicles’ fuel consumption and the risk of being involved in an incident.
As air pressure is key to how your vehicle accelerates, brakes and corners, this year’s Tyre Safety Month campaign – Having a Good or Bad Air Day?, aims to encourage motorists to check their tyre pressures at least once a month.
We are offering a free tyre safety checks which includes tyre pressures.
CLICK HERE to see the simple checks that can help you avoid the risks of incorrect tyre pressures.
Checking your tyre pressures is quick and easy. Here’s a few tips to help you.
* TyreSafe is the UK’s charity dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of correct tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres.
** TyreSafe study using Department for Transport data 2016; Michelin’s Fill Up With Air data (compiled over the past eight years); The Society of Manufacturers and Traders; and fuel at an average cost of £1.21 per litre.