Why do I have Irregular Wear on my Car Tyres?

Why do I have Irregular Wear on my Car Tyres?

One of the most common queries on tyres that we receive is: “Why have the tyres on my car worn so poorly? There’s plenty of tread on one side and the other side is bald!!” (or a variation on that theme). There are three factors that will cause a tyre to wear poorly:...
Tyre Flat Spotting

Tyre Flat Spotting

Do you ever notice a vibration or a steering shimmy during the first few kilometres of driving after your car has been parked overnight or longer? The vibration (or shimmy) is apparent for a while, then goes away. This condition is called flatspotting, it is used to...
Is Tyre Age Important?

Is Tyre Age Important?

The simple answer? In certain situations – yes. The rubbers used in tyre manufacture can be natural, synthetic or a combination of both. After the tyre has been manufactured it still goes through changes to its physical properties. Rubber curing continues for a while...
How to Find the Age of your Tyres

How to Find the Age of your Tyres

How Old Are My Tyres? For the end user, knowing the age of a tyre is generally not high on the list of things-to-know. However tyre age can be important from a number of perspectives. Legislation requires that a tyre be marked on at least one sidewall with the date of...
WorkCover NSW Safety Alert

WorkCover NSW Safety Alert

WorkCover NSW Safety Alert WorkCover has responded to a number of serious incidents involving split rim and multi-piece wheels over the last few years including a number of fatalities.  In response, WorkCover has produced a special safety video and a dedicated web...