Tread-wear indicators (TWI) means the projections
within the tread grooves designed to give a visual indication of the degree of wear of the tread.
Tyres with Non Skid Depth (N.S.D.)
less than 0.8mm for two and three wheeler tyres and 1.6 mm for other motor vehicles tyres are unsafe to drive. Tyres worn beyond these limits are not fit for use.
How to check if remaining tread depth is lower than the above limits:
Automotive Tyre Manufacturer’s Association
PHD House, 4th Floor, Siri Institutional Area,
Opp. Asian Games Village, New Delhi – 110 016
Tel.: +91-11-2685 1187 / 2656 4291
Fax: +91-11-2686 4799