ERJ staff report (DS)
Washington DC – In a 58-page report, the United States-based organisation NHTSA concludes that tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) are effective in combatting under-inflation of tyres.
In a survey, the organisation studied tyre pressure in over 6000 vehicles. Of those without a TPMS, 23 percent had at least one tyre showing an under-inflation of 25 percent or more. In those fitted with a TPMS, the figure fell to 11.8 percent.
NHTSA said, â€œBased on these results, the presence
of TPMS on…