Do the 850,000 motorists who are apparently driving around with illegal tyres – many because they want to save money on replacements – know this is a complete false economy?
The alarming figure about bald tyres came to light in a study carried out by the breakdown service Britannia Rescue.
But vehicle owners must understand that a car which is being driven with illegal tyres is not only a danger to the driver and passengers – not to mention other road users – but can also cost them dearly down the road.
Fines, penalty points and claims on the insurance, which can bump up premiums and insurance excesses, are all consequences of driving with illegal tyres.
The best option for vehicle owners who want to keep motoring costs down is to shop around for the cheapest deals on essentials like tyres.
etyres, the UKs leading online tyres company, has experienced a massive rise in demand for its mobile tyre fitting service during the last 12 months as consumers turn to the internet to track down the best prices.
And because etyres does not have expensive depots to maintain, it’s overheads are low, so it passes the savings on to customers with cheaper prices – up to 40% lower than the leading high street tyre depots.
Oliver Hall, Operations Team