Michelin almost doubles tyre life for Scottish Fire & Rescue

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is benefiting from improved tyre life, durability and traction for its frontline appliances after adopting the latest generation truck tyres.

The brigade became the first emergency service in the UK to fit a set of 315/70 R 22.5 Michelin X MultiWay 3D XZE all-position (steer) tyres in 2011. Four years on, the fitments are still fitted after more than 58,000 km in service and are projected to achieve in excess of 71,000 km – an approximate 94 per cent increase in mileage performance over the previous fitment.

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