SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN CHOOSING TIRES
No matter whether you’re driving at 40km/h or 120km/h, your tires are the only part of the vehicle that comes in contact with the road
Whatever maneuver you do with your car: speeding on the highway, hitting the brakes to stop, making a corner turn or reversing into a parking space, you depend on your tires to get there safely.
When you depend so much on your tires, shouldn’t you choose the best ones out there? Regretfully, many people often overlook the importance of the safety of your tires provide when choosing a set of tires.
Imagine making the wrong choice and jeopardising the safety of you and your loved ones driving your car. Your tires are actually one of the key elements ensuring the safety of you and your loved ones, says tire manufacturer PT Gajah Tunggal, which states at the crucial time it is one of the deciding factors of survival.
You tires don’t need to be the most expensive choice, says PT Gajah Tunggal, just the more reliable one.
It advises that when choosing your tires you should consider the braking distance when driving at high speeds on both dry and wet conditions – make sure your tires provide the optimum braking distance.
Choosing tires that have excellent grip and which give stability are other factors you should consider, with PT Gajah Tunggal suggesting that GT Radial Tires is a brand worth considering.
GT Radial is a registered tire brand under the Indonesian company which owns and operates one of the largest integrated tire manufacturing facilities in South East Asia.
PT Gajah Tunggal was established in 1951 manufacturing passenger, commercial vehicle and motorcycle tires, having a complete lineup covering all segments in the market.
With the product quality and safety to customer always as top priority, PT Gajah Tunggal products are said to have been manufactured as according to the highest international standards. To date they have been exported to more than 100 countries worldwide and the product quality has reportedly been recognised by global car manufacturers including Volkswagen, Toyota, Honda, GM, Mitsubishi, Hino, Mercedes-Benz etc.
As further evidence of its commitment to product development, in 2016 PT Gajah Tunggal inaugurated a 65 hectare tire testing track which serves as an outdoor facility capable of simulating all different kind of road conditions. To date this facility remains one of the biggest of its kind in South East Asia.