Research conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicates a tyre that is 25 percent below its recommended pressure is almost three times more likely to be involved in a tyre-related crash than a properly inflated tyre. Low tyre inflation also costs vehicle owners money over the long term in reduced fuel economy and premature tyre wear.”Checking tyre pressure for just a few minutes each month can help protect your family, improve vehicle performance and lengthen the life of tires,” said Sarah Cardinali, senior manager, Product Safety, Nissan North America. ”

For more information, see the NRSPP’s Quick Fact: Why Tyres Save your Life.