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02 November 2011

Pump it up

Low tyre pressure increases vehicle drag and fuel consumption. Correctly inflated tyres improve mileage by up to 3.3%, and are safer and last longer.

Low tyre pressure increases vehicle drag and fuel consumption. Correctly inflated tyres improve mileage by up to 3.3%, and are safer and last longer.

Another advantage of checking the pressure frequently is that slow leaks can be found and repaired before they cause permanent damage to the  tyre. 

 
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