iingIt marks the first time secondary school pupils have undergone tyre-specific tuition in this form.
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, with a minimumof a young Thighlighting a major shortcoming among Irish drivers – the need to take proper care of their tyres. According to Uniroyal research, only 1 in 7 young drivers knows the legal tread depth limit.
It’s not just the teenagers who stand to benefit from,” explains . “We know these kids will soon be driving their parents’ cars. Unfortunately, it’s those same parents who are often in most need of instruction in terms of tyre care. We’re looking to the pupils to exert a positive influence.”
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“We are very thankful to receive this support from Uniroyal – tyre care is a really important part of road safety and, as we tell our students, it is not rocket science. Motorists just need to carry out regular inspections of their tyres, looking out for any cuts or bulges. Your life and those of your family and other road users could depend on it”.
As part of the theory module, the students are taught how weather conditions, in particular, rain and ice, can have huge implications for the performance of a car and its tyres.
Uniroyal has been making Rain Tyres for 40 years. The range is ideally suited for Ireland’s wet climate as it uses a specially designed tread pattern to give added performance specifically on wet roads.