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Safety Tip of the Week: Driving on old tyres is extremely dangerous

By H&H Admin

One of the biggest risks to motorists is driving on old or expired tyres.

Similar to most things in life, tyres become less effective the older they become, even if your car is parked for a long your tyres haven’t run for a long while.

Being exposed to the elements can cause the rubber and other critical components in your tyres to degrade; cracks can form and the steel belts inside your tyre can gradually begin to separate.

Most tyre manufacturers recommend that you replace your tyres after 10 years, regardless of their appearance.

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