Tyre Pressure : Recommended Inflation Pressure (OE) is to be maintained in order to get optimum performance from the tyres (Tyre Mileage, Better Handling, Grip & Safety). Check your tyre pressure once in 15 days.
Proper Wheel Alignment : Wheel alignment in a professional workshop will ensure better Tyre Wear (i.e. no uneven wear), Better Handling & Comfort. Check for wheel alignment every 5000 kms. or as per OEM recommendation.
Proper Wheel Balancing : Properly balanced wheel assembly will ensure better tyre wear. Check for wheel balancing while doing a alignment.
Rear Tyres : Always fit new (or the least worn) tyre at the rear wheel position for better control.
Tyre Wear & Tread Depth : The tread disperses water from underneath your tyre and gives better control. Regularly check the traed depth of your tyre & replace them when they are worn upto TWI.
Tyre Repair : Outside In - plug repair not recommended. Go for proper mushroom repair (only in crown).
Drunk driving is a serious crime, and penalised by imprisonment for six months to four years and/or a fine of Rs. 2,000 - 10,000.
Driving under influence of narcotics can get you six months imprisonment and Rs. 5,000 - 10,000 in fines.
The penalty for speeding is Rs. 400 or more, while the same for jumping a red signal is Rs. 100 or more. Rash driving attracts a penalty of Rs. 1,000 or more, with possible imprisonment of two years.
Using mobile phones while driving can cause you penalty of Rs. 500 or more.
The Motor Vehicle Act 1988, imposes the penalty of Rs. 100 or more for not wearing helmet or seat belt.