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Why Should You Care About Tire Safety?

Automobile Accidents are the No. 1 Killer of Teens in America[1]

of teens say they let others take responsibility for the maintenance of their vehicle.[2]
of teens in seven key U.S. cities are driving with insufficient tire tread.[2]
of teens are driving with insufficient tire pressure.[3]
Many of these accidents are preventable

Simple Steps Can Save Lives

When it comes to road safety, you can't control the other drivers or road conditions, but one thing you can control is proper maintenance of your vehicle and tires. To help you remember what to check and when, Michelin and FIA have put together five simple tips to help you stay safe on the road.

CHECK THESE FIVE THINGS AT LEAST ONCE A MONTH:

The Golden Rules for Road Safety and FIA’s #3500Lives Campaign

About 3,500 people are killed in roadway crashes every day around the world. Crashes are the No. 1 killer for young people who are 15 to 29 years old. Michelin has joined FIA in support of 10 Golden Rules for Road Safety, which are promoted by world-famous ambassadors in the #3500Lives campaign. READ MORE

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Whether you are the driver or a passenger, fasten your seat belt.

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The rules on the highway are there to protect us and other road users. Make sure you follow them.

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For your own safety and the safety of others, keep to the speed limit.

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Do not drive under the influence of alcohol or any other substances.

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Make sure children are in the appropriate child seats when you travel in your car.

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Do not use your phone while driving.

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Stop to rest if you are sleepy or tired.

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Always wear a helmet when riding a two-wheel vehicle.

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Consider other road users when you're driving.

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Regularly check your tires for wear and correct inflation, including the spare.