With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic restricting most non-essential travel and movement, driving has taken a backseat for many. But that doesn’t mean you should neglect your vehicle. This is certainly the case for fleet operators, who may have reduced their capacity as a result of the current climate and now have vehicles sitting unused.
Although tyre maintenance may not be front of mind, it’s still an essential activity whether you are running a fleet of vehicles throughout the year or whether some of your fleet are surplus to requirements and therefore parked up for long periods of time.
The good news is there are many handy tips and tricks that’ll keep your tyres in good condition, even in storage:
Following these tips can make all the difference to keeping vehicles on the roads, especially for fleet operators responsible for transporting vital goods during these challenging times. Continuous tyre maintenance is crucial to avoiding unnecessary downtime and keeping supply chains moving.
If you follow these simple guidelines, you’ll help ensure that your vehicles are ready for whenever they’re next called upon. And remember to stay safe – on and off the road!
Back in 2015, when Bridgestone was first assessed by EcoVadis, the globally-recognised provider of business sustainability ratings, we were awarded a Silver rating and ranked in the top 12 percent of businesses globally that manufacture rubber products.
In 2018, we announced that three of our tyre plants in Spain – Bilbao, Puente San Miguel and Burgos – had begun sourcing 100 per cent of their electricity from renewable sources.