Tyre Tread Checking

Driving with tyre tread less than the legal minimum of 1.6mm in the UK will put your safety at risk in addition to being against the law.

Using a 20p piece is the simplest technique to check the tread on your car’s tyres. The coin’s rim is just the perfect size to tell if your tyres need to be replaced or not.

How do I check the tyre tread?

Take a 20p piece and fit it in between the grooves of your tyre. Your tyre is good if the coin rim vanishes from view, which indicates that the tread depth is greater than the required 1.6mm. On the other hand, if the rim of your coin is visible over the border of the tyre grooves, your tyre is likely worn out and will require replacement.

We can do all of this for you at Eastbourne Tyre Company. Give us a call on 01323 720222 or come down to our workshop on Fort Road, Seaside in Eastbourne, where we can check the tread for you and advise on how to proceed depending on what we find.

A well-reputed, family-run garage serving Eastbourne and East Sussex, Eastbourne Tyre Company deliver professional work and unbeatable customer service.

To find out more about Tyre Tread Checking in Eastbourne, contact us online or call us directly on 01323 720222

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