Posted on 19 May 2013.
The warning followed new figures showing that at least 25 people were killed and 197 others injured in accidents across the UAE last year as a result of blowouts.
Authorities at the Ministry of Interior said the accidents were mainly caused by old or worn-out tyres, low-quality tyres, poor storage, high-air pressure and hot temperatures.
The figures, however, showed a decrease in the number of deaths and injuries in tyre-related accidents last year compared to the previous two years.
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