The Australian Road Safety Foundation are educating drivers on the important role tyres and tread depth play in vehicle safety during Tread Safely Week running September 5-11.
Tread Safely Week is in its second year, highlighting the tyre ignorance causing high road fatality numbers among Australians.
Bob Jane T-Marts Bunbury franchisee Paul Goff is encouraging all Bunbury residents to use this week to check their tyres and help to reduce the Western Australian road toll.
“Throughout Tread Safely Week motorists can visit us at Bob Jane T-Marts Bunbury and get their tyres checked for free,” he said.
“We encourage drivers to regularly check their tyres – you’d be surprised how much of a difference healthy and frequently maintained tyres can make to your vehicle.”
Australian Road Safety Foundation chief executive officer Russell White said it was imperative the community care for their tyres and ultimately, their wellbeing.
“More than half the nation continue to drive on tyres that need to be replaced and this needs to stop,” he said.
“Together with Bob Jane T-Marts we’re working towards the future – a nation of tyre-educated motorists.”
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For more information visit treadsafely.com.au
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