Safe Tyre Tread
Having less tread than required on your car is not just
illegal, its unsafe!
How Much Tread?
The minimum amount of tread, which provides a secure
grip, is around 3.5mm - about the depth of a
- Less than 1.6mm is an offence by law
In wet conditions, 3.0mm or less means that your
traction and stopping power is greatly reduced
When driving in snow, traction can be compromised at
4.75mm tread depth.
Find practical information on how you can check your own tires check here.