Explanation: Your tyres are your only contact with the road. To prevent problems with braking and steering, keep your tyres free from defects; they must have sufficient tread depth and be correctly inflated. Correct tyre pressures help reduce the risk of skidding and provide a safer and more comfortable drive or ride.
Category: Safety and your vehicle
References: The official DVSA guide to driving: section 12, The official DVSA guide to driving: section 14, Highway code: page 129