While it's common to overlook those four circles of rubber that your car rests on, performing a few simple checks can yield better fuel economy and improved vehicle handling.
Ensuring proper tyre care is important for many reasons other than reducing the potential of a flat tyre or a blowout. In order to achieve optimum handling from your vehicle, from everyday driving to making emergency maneuvers, tyre pressure needs to be at the proper inflation level. Even a tyre that doesn't appear to be low on air can result in reduced vehicle handling and excessive tread wear.
Although there is no alternative to using an air pressure gauge to check the inflation levels, here are some indicators that can help quickly predict the health of your tyres.