Drivers are being urged to check their tyre pressure and thread depth at least once a week.
Irish Tyre Industry Association members are providing tyre pressure check and thread depth inspections free of charge as part of Road Safety Week. Details of locations can be found online at itia.ie.
A survey from Continental Tyres Ireland shows almost 30% of people admit to only assessing their tyre quality around twice a year.
136 people have died on Irish roads so far this year, which 20% higher than the same period last year.