As a driver, at some point you are likely to get a puncture. This is a hassle and could amount to a simple repair or replacing a tyre sooner than expected. To help avoid punctures be careful where you drive. Obviously avoid places where they are likely to occur such as construction sites, driving over broken glass, metal and things you can’t identify in the road. However, where you position your car on the road is also an important factor. Debris builds up in certain areas, like on the hard shoulder, close to curbs and in the centre of the road. You can protect your tyres by avoiding these areas and ensuring you position yourself correctly in the centre of your lane in the smooth, clean part of the road.