The frosty mornings and more frequent need to de-ice the windscreen mean motorists will start to think about getting a quick winter check for their vehicle.
Once the clocks go back, the weather turns colder, and there more and more Christmas items in the shops, thoughts turn increasingly towards the winter ahead. Now is the time to encourage garage customers to get a pre-winter check.
We see a lot of tyres below the legal limit and it’s regularly among the top five failure items, but we hope you don’t see many like this.
Sent in by Andy Evans, this photo shows damage to the wheel and tyre of a BMW 5 series believed to be the result of a pothole.
The criteria for assessing cuts in tyres can be confusing, so we decided to write a quick and simple guide to look at what needs to be considered. Following this process should enable you to always assess a cut tyre correctly.