Showing all articles tagged with Tyre Tread Depth


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Over 50 per cent of tyres changed in the UK are illegal

By John Loughran   English based Tyres and Accessories publication reports that Micheldever Tyres Service’s latest quarterly tread depth analysis shows that in the period from...

Posted 6 years ago

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Two thirds of drivers don’t know legal tread depth

By Declan O Byrne Drivers unaware of the safety issues of tyres at 1.6mm tread depth, and two-thirds admit to not knowing that it is the legal limit. That’s the stark findings of a survey ...

Posted 6 years ago

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1 in 6 cars on Irish roads on illegal tyres

A recent survey of the state of tyres on cars on our roads has revealed that one in six is running on tyres that are at or below the minimum legal tread depth. Carried out by Continental Tyres in conj...

Posted 6 years ago

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Bridgestone urges motorists to check their tyres

The summer holidays are finally here! And to make sure they are both fun and safe for everyone, Bridgestone is offering motorists a few tips and tricks on tyre safety to get them safely on their way. ...

Posted 5 years ago

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RSA now backing 3mm campaign

The licensed tyre trade has received a timely boost with news that the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has thrown its weight of support behind the campaign to replace tyres at 3mm. In road safety bulle...

Posted 4 years ago

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PCL offers motorists tyre advice

It’s getting to that time of year when holidaymakers who enjoy self-drive breaks start to consider where to go and when. Whether you’re opting for a jaunt to the west of Ireland or further afie...

Posted 4 years ago

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Children remind drivers to check their tyres

With the third UN Global Road Safety Week already under way, children have been reminding adults that keeping tyres in good condition helps reduce the chances of accidents and child causalities. Us...

Posted 4 years ago