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Ensure a safer and cheaper summer holiday journey with correct wheel alignment
Families driving to their summer holiday destination this summer, either in the UK or further afield in Europe, can improve their safety on the road and cut their motoring costs with a pre-travel four wheel alignment check. Drivers of vehicles suffering from misalignment will experience rapid tyre wear, higher fuel bills and potential dangerous distractions such as vehicle pull or a crooked steering wheel which may compromise their family’s safety.
“Many families will be preparing for an intensive period of motoring during the summer months, and having a four wheel alignment check can help to ensure it is as carefree and economical as possible,” explains Paul Beaurain from the website www.AlignMyCar.co.uk. “Not only will the check help to reduce the car’s running costs but when done properly, it will also give the steering and suspension areas a vital health check, helping to ensure a hassle free journey.”
During a proper four wheel alignment, a number of inspections are made on the car’s wheel and tyre assembly components, which can be a source of holiday motoring misery, as part of the pre-alignment check. Tyre pressures are set to the vehicle manufacturer’s correct settings and the tyres are inspected to make sure they are in a safe and legal condition. Also, suspension and steering components are checked for signs of wear or damage.
When workshops move on to perform the actual alignment measurement and adjustment, they will ensure the car’s geometry settings are restored to the vehicle manufacturer’s original specifications, ensuring optimum handling and performance. Such improvements deliver a smoother drive, longer tyre life and improved fuel efficiency, all important aspects for families who will be covering many miles this summer.
To help drivers understand the issues related to wheel alignment, AlignMyCar has recently launched an updated website giving comprehensive information and advice for drivers. As well providing a range of helpful tips and advice, the site aims to help unravel the jargon and dispel the myths associated with wheel alignment.
“The new AlignMyCar.co.uk site also includes a handy locator system to help drivers find a garage in their local area that is equipped with a high-quality Hunter aligner, capable of ensuring their car is set up correctly,” added Paul Beaurain. “What’s more, by logging onto the site drivers can obtain a discount voucher giving money off their alignment check at many of the centres listed, leaving even more available for summer holiday treats!”
To find out more about alignment and how it can reduce your summer motoring bills, drivers can visit www.AlignMyCar.co.uk.
AlignMyCar.co.uk is a wheel alignment information resource and centre locator developed by Pro-Align, one of the UK’s leading independent suppliers of wheel alignment and wheel service equipment. Pro-Align’s advanced systems are used by many vehicle manufacturers, franchised dealer groups, independent workshops, motorsport specialists and vehicle technology consultancies. Pro-Align is the sole partner for the Hunter range of wheel aligners, balancers and tyre changers in the UK.