All UK registered vehicles carry a Tyre
inflation guide plate (usually inside the
drivers door) This will tell you the correct
pressure to keep your tyres in good condition
and achieve optimum performance from them.
WARNING - If you change the wheels / tyres for
larger or different profiles, the pressures
required may differ from the standard.
minimum tyre tread depth in the UK is 1.6mm.
This must cover the central 3 quarters of the
tyre width and around the entire circumference.
This can be checked quickly using a guide. Due to the
increased stopping distances on wet roads with
worn tyres, we would recommend your tyres are
changed when they reach 3mm of remaining tread.
Your tyre pressures should ideally be checked
when the tyre is cold. Tyre pressure are best
checked used a stand-alone pressure gauge as
apposed to a gauge built into a garage type pump
which can be unreliable. We offer a FREE tyre
check, and are more than happy to check your
A quick look down
both sides of your vehicle every morning could
save you money and reduce the risk of a serious
accident and / or points on your licence? AMR
advise that you check your tyre pressures every
week and every time you have a significant
change in the loading of your vehicle such as
towing a caravan.