Drivers can 'reduce the cost of motoring' by making simple tyre checks

KwikFit also confirmed drivers would be “using more fuel” if their tyres are even “slightly distorted”.

They said driving on misshapen tyres can lead to added friction which generally burns more fuel.

They warn: “As tyres typically lose air naturally, at a rate of up to two PSI every month, checking your tyre pressure regularly can help you preserve your fuel for as long as you can.

“Ensuring the air in your tyres is topped up not only prolongs the life of the tread, but also improves fuel efficiency – as there is less rolling resistance with the road.