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Your tyres are the only component that keeps your car connected to the ground while driving. They ensure your safety by gripping the road and also by avoiding excessive braking distances. That is the reason why it is necessary to inspect their condition on a regular basis. As many drivers, you maybe wondering "How to check tyre wear?". To help you, here are some tips for you to know more about wear of your tyres and to recognise if the wear is abnormal.

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Point S tyres and all tyre brands have tyre wear indicators built into the tyre. They become noticeable when the tread is low. The legal limit in the UK is 1.6mm. Before the tyre wear indicators are level with the actual tread, it is time to replace your tyre as the indicator is set at the legal limit of 1.6mm.

Another way to check the tread wear is using a tyre tread depth gauge. These gauges are readily available at motorist wholesalers, or you can call your nearest Point S approved garage for one of our experts to check your tyres.

Whatever technique you prefer, you should inspect your tyres regularly.


Wear of the tyres can be as simple as the distance traveled.

Wear can also be caused by the deterioration of another component on your vehicle.

For more information and advice, make an appointment directly with one of our experts!