Car breakdown warning: AA President Edmund King issues lockdown plea to all motorists

Car breakdown warning: AA President Edmund King issues lockdown plea to all motorists

However tyres are so vital motorists could be fined £2,500 for each one that does not meet the minimum safety standards. 

As well as risking fines, driving with underinflated tyres is less economical as it can dramatically increase the rate of fuel consumption. 

Will breakdown rates increase?

Mr Edmund King’s comments came after he revealed car breakdowns had increased by 40 percent yesterday morning. 

He said crews had responded to more call outs since Boris Johnson announced certain lockdown measures would be lifted to allow motorists to use their cars more. 

Published at Tue, 12 May 2020 06:41:00 +0000