Insufficient air in a tyre shifts the weight carried by the tyre to the edges of the tread causing the shoulders to wear more than the centre.
Often caused by worn or damaged parts.
This prevents the tyre from following the natural line of travel creating side forces which ‘wipe across’ the tread causing rapid and uneven wear.
Especially on winding or curving roads.
Incorrect wheel alignment
Heel and toe wear
Potholes and Kerbs
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