Part Worn Tyres

Part Worn Tyres

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Direct Tyres does not supply or fit part worn tyres. Heres why: There is no way of knowing the tyres history; was it involved in a collision, has it been damaged, has it been stored correctly? Without knowing the true history of the tyre, tyre safety cannot be guaranteed. Many of the part worn tyres for sale exceed the recommended tyre age of 6 years. They're not always the best value, due to the amount of legal tread left on the tyre. It can be difficult to source identical brands, therefore, leading to a situation of having different brands on the same vehicle. Because we can not guarantee the safety of part worn tyres, we do not supply or fit them. However, we do understand that for many people the…
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What we do

What we do

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What is a mobile tyre service? As the name suggests a mobile tyre service is a service that can move to wherever is most suitable for you. With this service we can supply, fit and repair tyres wherever is most suitable for you, whether that's at home, at your workplace or at the side of the road, we can come to you. But how can tyres be fitted outside of a depot? Direct Tyres has a fully equipped van complete with tyre fitting, repairing and balancing machinery. So you get the same service as a garage with the benefit of having it all done on your doorstep. Is it really expensive? We charge no call out fee for anyone buying two or more tyres in the Mallow area within our…
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Tyres and the Law

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On the 17th April, 2016 a fixed charge notice and two penalty points were introduced for anyone caught driving with defective or worn tyres. This comes shortly after the release of a report by the RSA titled "Pre-Crash report on Vehicle Factors in Fatal Collisions". According to the DTTAS website, this report found that in 1 in 8 fatal collisions vehicle factors were significant. Of the vehicle factors found, defective tyres accounted for a third of these factors. The tyre defects noted were "excessively or dangerously worn... underinflated... the wrong size or fitted in the wrong direction"
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Choosing Your Tyres

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The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has plenty information on what to consider when choosing your tyres.It explains all about tyre labelling and E-marking. You can also download their Guide to Safety which gives some handy advice about maintaining your tyres. Another great site to check out is the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturer's Association's (ETRMA). This site has plenty information about choosing tyres, tyre service life and tyre maintenance.
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