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Tyre tread - What is it and why is it so important to the safety of your vehicle?



The tyres on your vehicle are an essential safety feature for your vehicle. If you think about it, the tyres are the connection between your vehicle and the road you are driving on. If that relationship breaks down, then you can be in real trouble. 


It is therefore vital that you maintain and monitor the condition of your tyres, although modern cars can help you with this also. tyre tread guide to safety


There are many well-known tyre manufacturers in the market today. These may include Pirelli, Michelin, Continental, Goodyear, Hankook and Bridgestone.


They all may produce quality tyres but with different tread patterns. However, the tread on each and every one of the tyres produced is key to the safety of the vehicle they are fitted to.


Here we provide you with a guide to one key aspect of tyre safety, tread depth. We explain why the depth on your tread is important, how you can monitor it and how to avoid excessive wear that can compromise the safety of your vehicle.