Abu Dhabi: Substandard and old tires are causing more accidents. Tire bursts are responsible for 10% of all accidents. Substandard tires are more dangerous for those who use them to make a profit. Abu Dhabi police have released shocking footage showing a car that was unable to control itself due to a flat tire.
Summer is when tire ruptures are more likely. Extreme heat is the main reason. Other tires may also be more susceptible to rapid wear. If you don’t use your vehicle often, it is a good idea to check your tires once per month before driving long distances. After 10,000 kilometers, it is a good idea to change your front tires.
Violations of the law can result in a fine
500 dirhams plus 4 black points for an accident with a flat tire. The vehicle will be kept in storage for one week. Selling substandard tires will result in a fine of one thousand dirhams. All products must conform to the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Meteorology standards. You must confirm the details of the tire before you buy.