Tyres MUST be correctly inflated to the vehicle manufacturer’s specification
for the load being carried. Always refer to the vehicle’s handbook or data.
Tyres should also be free from certain cuts and other defects. Cars, light
vans and light trailers MUST have a tread depth of at least 1.6 mm across the
central three-quarters of the breadth of the tread and around the entire
circumference. Motorcycles, large vehicles and passenger-carrying vehicles
MUST have a tread depth of at least 1 mm across three-quarters of the breadth
of the tread and in a continuous band around the entire circumference. Be aware
that some vehicle defects can attract penalty points.
Place a 20p coin into the main tread grooves of your tyre. If the outer band of the
20p coin is obscured when it is inserted, then your tread is above the legal limit.
Always you welcome to come to Automax to get your tyres check free of charge.