Proper Wheel Alignment For A Safe Driving Experience

Tyre care tipsAs a car owner, it is your responsibility to always keep your tyres in good shape and if they are already worn out, you should change them with new ones. After all, the tyre is the only part of the vehicle that has a direct contact with the road so it is one of the main reasons for accidents as well. Auto experts say this characteristic makes tyres one of most important safety features on your car.

Choosing the most suitable wheels and investing in their proper maintenance can help you save time and money. It can even save your life and the lives of your passengers as well.

Preventive maintenance is the best approach to making sure your wheels and the rest of the vehicle are performing as they should be. You should be able to minimise risks and damage before they have a chance to happen or to get even worse.

Once you detect or suspect something wrong, act on it right away. Check your wheel alignment. This is a basic tyre maintenance tip yet one of the most neglected aspects of car and tyre safety as well. Driving on misaligned wheels can be expensive when left uncorrected as it can shorten the tyres’ lifespan due to too much stress and friction that it gets from the road.

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3 comments

  1. Dav Wayman · March 12, 2014

    I agree. Proper wheel alignment is one of the major keys for safety driving. I always check my wheels before I drive especially if I am on a long road trip.

  2. seth crimson · March 12, 2014

    I think many car owners today do not really take time to check their wheels. They should know the importance of proper wheel alignment. Thanks for sharing this!

  3. amysuchin · March 12, 2014

    This I learned the hard way. I changed to a set of new tyres and my fuel consumption went up and the tyres got worn out pretty quickly. Turns out I didnt get my wheels alligned properly when I changed them.

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