The Importance of Tyre Maintenance

According to the Road Traffic Management Corporation, mechanical failures, which include tyre failures, account for 14.1% of road crashes in South Africa. Of these, burst tyres account for 60.6% and smooth tyres for 5.5% – together accounting for over 66% of accidents caused by mechanical failure.

In an effort to help consumers stay #SaferthanSafe on the roads during the busy festive season, Riaz Haffejee, CEO of tyre manufacturer Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Sumitomo Dunlop) shares Three Top Tyre Safety Tips. Watch now to make sure your tyres, the only part of your vehicle to touch the road surface, are road worthy.