We have started checking our tyres every time we drive the car. Last month we had a nail in one of the tyres and had to pay for a new tyre at short notice, this cost just over £115.00 and was money we had not budgeted for. We have an emergency fund so no harm done but we realised that if we had checked the tyres we would have seen the nail and not driven the car. That way we could have planned for a tyre replacement and had time to shop around for the best deal.
There are other advantages to checking your tyres regularly as shown in the graphic above. Having your tyres correctly inflated will save on fuel costs and checking the tyre depth will increase safety and possibly save you a large fine. It takes seconds to do it and can save in many ways !