According to Abu Dhabi Police, 17 out of a total 199 fatalities in 2018 were attributable to underinflated
or damaged tyres.
tyres sap fuel economy, safety and tread life.
For example, a tire that is consistently 20 percent underinflated
may see its life expectancy reduced by 20 percent.
Elmore's tyres were underinflated
but this was not a cause of the accident.
One wheel was about 30% underinflated
and another tyre was 40% below the level.
About 40% of the cars had tyres which were underinflated
, overinflated, worn out or not well maintained.
and overinflated tyres will lead to poor handling and reduced fuel economy.
These checks include: | Underinflated
tyres | Contaminated brake fluid |Brake pad warning lights and missing brake pads or discs |Reversing lights (for vehicles newer than September 2009) |Daytime running lights (for vehicles newer than March 2018) Some things won't change though - the government considered lengthening the wait for a vehicle's first MOT from three to four years, but it will now remain unchanged.
IRD's tire anomaly and classification system will also be installed at select sites to identify trucks that are unsafe due to missing or underinflated
Valves A common cause of a flat or underinflated
tyre is a faulty valve stem.
leaders published was inflated, the author argues that strategists actually intentionally underinflated
the numbers, using mostly conservative estimates.
MOT testers are on the lookout for tyres that are underinflated
and aside from that it's important for safety to make sure your tyres are correctly inflated.