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John Grose Ford Ipswich
Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, Suffolk,
IP3 9BE
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Ipswich Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk,
IP12 4BY
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Park Road, Diss, Diss, Norfolk,
IP22 4WT
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Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk,
NR32 1NN
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Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk,
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Citroen Tyre Safety Month

In 2018, 169 people were killed or seriously injured in UK Motoring incidents where tyre-related defects were a contributory factor. The DVSA estimate that approximately 2.2 million cars fail the MoT due to tyre-related defects each year, accounting for 27.8% of all MoT failures.

Ensure you book your Tyre Safety Check with us this October to be sure your tyres are ready for ACTion.

Check your tyres at home

Routine tyre maintenance is quick and easy, and consists of three areas: Air Pressure, Condition and Tread Depth (ACT). You should check your tyres at least once a month and before long journeys.

Air Pressure

  • Check your tyre pressures at least once a month or before any long journeys, when the tyres are cold (before you have driven more than a couple of miles).

  • Check the pressure in ALL tyres – including the spare.

  • Remember to use an accurate and reliable pressure gauge, and replace the valve caps securely after checking the tyre pressures.

  • Tyre pressures should be increased If you are planning a journey with a full load in line with the recommendations in your owner’s manual.

  • Pressures can vary depending on load, speed and types of tyres, so if you’re not sure, just ask us.

Condition

  • Give each tyre a visual inspection to ensure it is in good condition.

  • Look out for any bulges, lumps or cuts and remove any stones from the tread.

  • If something doesn’t look right, have it inspected immediately by John Grose.

Tread Depth

  • The UK legal limit of tyre tread depth is 1.6mm.

  • If you are found to be driving with tyres below this limit, you could be penalised with three penalty points on your driving licence and a £2,500 fine.

  • Get a tyre safety check at your local John Grose dealership.

 

Contact us today to book your tyre safety check.

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