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Tyre Safety at Johnsons Cars


Regular tyre checks will avoid breakdowns

Stay safe and legal As the driver of a vehicle, you are responsible for ensuring its tyres are safe, legal and in a roadworthy state. As the only point of contact with the road surface, your safety depends on it.



Failure to comply with the minimum regulations can result in fines of up to £2,500 and three penalty points for each illegal tyre. This could cost you your licence, or even worse, your life.

The three key aspects of Tyre Safe’s advice are checking the tyre’s Air pressure, Condition and Tread depth

 "Thousands of motorists are driving death-trap cars because they are choosing cheaper second-hand / part worn tyres"

More than four million second-hand tyres were sold last year, but many are unfit for the road, an investigation has discovered. Researchers found rust nails embedded in the rubber, botched repairs and hidden patches with new tyres costing up to £1,000 for four, cash-strapped motorists have been seeking ways to cut costs.


Want to know whether your tyres are safe?

Your local Johnsons dealership can help you to stay safe whether you need new tyres or not. Find your local brand here. Alternatively, fill in the form below and we'll be in touch.

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