x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Tips for drivers in UAE summer

Replace a tyre when any TWI marks (raised rubber blocks between tread grooves known as tread wear indicators) start wearing.

* Park in the shade whenever possible.

* On long, high-speed journeys, take a 10-minute break from driving every hour.

* Maintain tyre inflation pressure regularly.

* Fill tyres with nitrogen to keep them cool inside, and maintain better inflation pressure.

*Check tread conditions.

* Check vehicle alignment regularly.

* Equally distribute weight and avoid overloading.

* Always fit the right tyre, as recommended by vehicle manufacturers.

* Rotate and re-balance tyres every 10,000km.

*Maintain the vehicle's bearings: suspension, steering, brakes and wheel assembly.

* Replace a tyre when any TWI marks (raised rubber blocks between tread grooves known as tread wear indicators) start wearing.