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Drivers entering car parks could soon have their tyres automatically scanned for tread depth, after a Finnish company announced the expansion of its tyre-checking speed bumps. Nokian’s SnapSkan ...
Tyre tread depth has to be above 1.6mm to be legal. This must be the case for the middle three quarters of the tyre. There are three ways to check this:
The legal minimum tread depth of the main grooves of car and similar tyres in the United Kingdom and the European Community is 1.6mm. This applies across the central three quarters of the breadth of tread and round the entire outer circumference of the tyre.
Type of vehicle: Minimum tread depth: Cars Goods vehicles (<3,500kg) Trailers and caravans (<3,500kg) At least 1.6mm throughout a continuous band in the centre 3/4 of the tread and around the entire circumference
B13 - How To Check Your Tread Depth. Tell me how you would check the tyres to ensure that they have sufficient tread depth and that their general condition is safe to use on the road.
For Optimum Tyre Life Bridgestone Recommends That You Know How to Care for the Tyres You Purchase.
Technical bulletins (general) 7 Guidance for vehicle inspectors when checking tyre tread depth
Check your state or region for tread recommendations. The primary function of tire tread is to divert water from beneath the tire to improve traction and avoid hydroplaning on wet roads.
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Tyre Africa has formed excellent relationships with all the major new tyre manufacturers including Continental, Dunlop and Michelin. We are also a supplier of Bandag retreads (one of the world’s leading brands).