At this time of year it is particularly important to remember that neglecting to maintain and check your tyres can reduce the handling of a car’s grip on the road. Poorly worn tyres reduce your car’s performance and with wet, icy road conditions increase your chances of skidding, endangering the lives of you, your passengers and other road users.
At Auto Medics, we urge all drivers to conduct regular tyre checks, focussing on the:
Remember your insurance company will not pay out if you are involved in an accident and there’s evidence your tyres were not road worthy, not to mention the fine of up to £2500 and three points on your licence (per illegal tyre) should you be pulled over by a law enforcement officer.
Winter can also be harsh on your alloy wheels, salt from the roads can cause galvanic corrosion. Here are a couple of pointers to help protect your wheels from winter inflicted damage:
While we are experts in alloy wheel refurbishment and are capable of repairing wheels that are often considered beyond repair by their owners, we are also offering special deals this winter on those requiring new wheels and tyres. As posted on Facebook, if you’re looking to completely transform your wheels and tyres get in touch with Auto Medics on 01494 533 534 to discuss our special rates.