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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Save Fuel and Drive Safely by Checking Your Car Tyre Pressures

Car tyres inflated to their correct tyre pressure can save the motorists up to 10% on their fuel bill. But a survey by TyreSafe reveals many are ignoring this advice. The survey coincides with the start of Tyre Safety Month; a campaign to highlight the dangers of driving without the correct tyre pressures. Maintaining the car manufacturer's recommended tyre pressure can:
1) Increase safety by improving the vehicle's braking, steering and accelerating performance.
2) Prolongs the life of a car tyre.
3) Save money by reducing fuel consumption. Under inflated tyres have a larger contact patch with the road surface, which increases drag and causes the car engine to work harder. Read More>>