Tyres are of fundamental importance to road safety as they provide the only contact a vehicle has with the road. Basic checks such as making sure tyres are correctly inflated can make all the difference, as the pressurised air inside an HGV tyre has to support the weight of the vehicle and its load.Read More
Current tread depth legislation requires that truck tyres must have a minimum of 1mm of tread in a continuous band throughout the central three-quarters of the tread width and over the whole circumference of the tyre.Read More
TyreSafe recommends that drivers consider changing their tyres before the legal limit of 1mm. The same regulation applies to re-grooved tyres. Tyre tread depth should be checked at least once a month or at every fleet inspection, using an accurate tread depth gauge.