The tyres on your car are of the utmost importance, S-Cars in Spennymoor and Coxhoe, County Durham can advise you on the best choice for your car.
We will check tread depth and the overall condition of all tyres on your car, including the spare and immediately advise you if they are becoming illegal in their condition.
We can supply new tyres of of various makes, call us for competitive prices!
Four wheel alignment is also available as well as front wheel tracking. This is essentially for cutting down the wear and tear on your tyres, giving them a longer life.
The legal minimum tread depth for car tyres in the United Kingdom and the European Community is 1.6mm throughout a continuous band comprising the central three quarters of the breadth of tread and round the entire outer circumference of the tyre.
Most car type tyres have tread wear indicators, usually at least six small ribs across the bottom of the main tread grooves, and when the tread surface becomes level with these ribs the tyre is at the legal limit and must be replaced.
One of the features of tyre tread pattern designs is to give good grip in wet conditions. Generally speaking available grip reduces as the tyre wears or as the road surface water depth increases and you should reduce speed in such conditions.
The 1.6mm minimum legal limit applies to:
Contact us for a free no obligation check on your tyres condition.
For the very best prices on tyres in Spennymoor contact Richard on 01388 811855 and Coxhoe contact Chris on 0191 3770236.
For more information on tyre safety and maintenance visit www.tyresafe.org.
Check your correct tyre pressures at www.tyre-pressures.com.