By Denna Bowman
Continental have released a series of short online videos offering motorists simple and straightforward advice on ensuring their tyres are safe and legal.
And as road conditions deteriorate with the onset of winter, they have enlisted the help of British Touring Car Championship racer Fiona Leggate to drive home their message about tyres safety.
“I m in the unusual position of not only being a racing car driver, but also a mother” says Fiona.
“Being a mother means that – now more than ever – I’m equally concerned about the performance of tyres off-track, as I am on it. That’s why I’m making these videos for Continental.”
The four short videos deal with:
* Tread Depth The tread depth of your car tyres can affect driving in adverse weather conditions. In this video, easy ways to check tread depth are demonstrated, even using something as simple as a 20p piece.
* Tyre Pressures – Having the right pressures in your car tyres and knowing how to check these is vital. With handy tips and sound advice, this video has everything drivers need to know about tyre pressures this winter.
* Tyre Damage – Damaged car tyres can be extremely dangerous. By following the advice in this video, drivers can check their own tyres for damage easily and quickly.
* Tyre Sealant Kits – Car tyre sealant kits are an easy and fast way to quickly get back on the road in the event of a puncture, as the final video in this series demonstrates.
Etyres, the UKs leading online tyres company, was delighted to have been able to assist Continental during the filming of the videos with tyre changes.
Go to http://www.conti-online.com/generator/www/uk/en/continental/tyres_for_life/general/home/index_en.html to view the films.