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Tyre Punctures [Author] [Institution] Abstract The research paper aims to present the analysis of the tyre punctures that are observed around the world, especially in Saudi Arabia. Since the tyre manufacturing industry is the largest in Saudi Arabia, and the use of motor vehicles is one of the most common practices in the country, the use of quality tyres is also very important.


Also, the causes and prevention of tyre punctures is discussed. Introduction A tyre puncture or a flat tyre is when the tyre starts riding on the rim of the wheel or the ground. This situation may cause potential damage to the tyre or the loss of control on the vehicle. Though it is a very common situation as it happened because of the everyday extensive usage of vehicles, it has serious consequences. Tyre punctures are easily repairable. They may happen most commonly in vehicles because of some sharp object that lets the air of the tyre release leaving it punctured. The tyre may be collapsed according to the size of the puncture, as the air may be released rapidly or slowly. Driving with a flat tyre can be very dangerous and may cause accidents. When a driver realizes that he has a punctured tyre, he should slow down and stop his car to get it repaired. According to one of the reports, 10% of motor vehicles were damaged because of a tyre puncture. Thus, to be able to drive safely and avoid tyre punctures, drivers should be aware and focus on the prevention of tyre punctures. One of the best ways to avoid the flat tyres is to drive on proper and safe roads. Drivers should avoid driving on rough roads, construction sites or over debris. These areas may contain objects that puncture the tyre. ...
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