Watch: Video shows faulty tyre flying off Abu Dhabi car at high speed
Abu Dhabi Police warns of buying low quality or counterfeit tyres
A video released by Abu Dhabi Police shows a car tyre fly off at high speed, as officers warned of the dangers of installing cheap or fake parts.
The footage is intended to make motorists think twice before buying cheaper replacements from repair garages.
It shows a Mercedes lose a wheel on a motorway and skid across several lanes.
Police found more than 5,900 vehicles fitted with counterfeit or expired tyres since the start of this year.
Updated: May 10, 2018 03:33 PM