The rubber contact patch between your car's tyres and the tarmac is arguably the most important few inches of the car, so you need to make sure your tyres are in good fettle. Unevenly inflated tyres can cause uneven tyre wear, which can affect the handling and braking of you car. Looking after your tyres is as easy as finding out the correct pressures and keeping them inflated. Cheap tyres are a false economy. Top-quality rubber will grip better and wear down slower, the Good Garage Scheme suggests go with the best you can afford.