As a caravanner or driver of a camper van you will be well aware of the importance of the tyres on your van. There are many aspects to be aware of in the care and maintenance of you tyres which can affect the handling and safety of your caravan or camper.
The law has also changed in regards to the age of tyres, on certain vehicles, coming under the Class 4 and 5 MOT rules.
tyrZ Caravan Tyres
We at tyrZ can help you make the right choice of tyre, taking into consideration its use, load and of course, your budget! We can supply tyres from leading manufacturers such as Goodyear, Dunlop, Michelin, Continental and Pirelli, or quality mid range tyres from Davanti, Kumho or Toyo as well as cheaper tyres from around the world.
The tyre pressure is on
Tyre pressure and age can have the biggest effect, the correct tyre pressure is vital in maintaining both the stability of your caravan, the life of the tyre and, as a consequence can help reduce fuel consumption.
5 is the magic number
The age of the tyre is a bone of contention, there is no definitive rule regarding the service life of the tyre as it is dependent on the usage of the vehicle. The tyres on a caravan that is in regular use will not deteriorate as quickly as the tyres on a caravan that is used infrequently. Common advice though is that a tyre of 5 years old should be replaced.
More advice can be found at tyresafe.org