Published on December 13th, 2016 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez


Out of sight…so……out of mind……the spare tyre!

Very few cars will run on just one set of tyres for 4-5-years, but many will still have a 6-10 year old tyre in use or in the boot……as the all-too-often-forgotten spare tyre.


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Next time your tyres are checked, don’t forget to get the spare inspected. Most tyre companies will recommend that spare tyres over 6-years old should only be used as a ‘get you home’ emergency measure and then changed at the earliest opportunity.

However, motorists should also be aware that many new cars may not have a spare tyre!

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