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Road trip
23/09/2022

How looking after your tyres can save you money

Keeping a close eye on your tyres and carrying out quick and simple maintenance, can help to optimise their performance and therefore save you money in the long run.

Road trip
08/06/2022

Should I buy All Season Tyres or Summer Tyres?

During the summer months, when the weather is at its best, one question that motorists may find occurring is whether they should buy all season tyres or summer tyres - thinking ahead to the rest of the year.

Road trip
31/05/2022

How to Plan The Perfect UK Road Trip

A good road trip is one of the most loved types of holidays there is - but road trip planning can be tricky - especially if you don't know where to start or what to do. Before you set out on your road trip, make sure that you have carefully planned everything and thought through all aspects of your journey for a stress-free adventure.

Road trip
20/05/2022

5 Safety Checks For Your Car Before A Road Trip

With more than one UK Bank Holiday on the horizon, thoughts inevitably turn to the fun road trips you have planned. Before setting off on your journey, we urge drivers to take the time to ensure their vehicle is prepared and ready for long drives.

Recycling tyres
22/04/2022

4 Unusual Uses for Old Tyres

Each year over 1 billion tyres are manufactured across the globe. The average lifespan of a tyre ranges anywhere from a matter of months to 5 years. So, there are a lot of car tyres that require recycling.

Spring Cleaning tips
08/04/2022

Prepare Your Caravan For Spring

Before you awake your pride and joy from its long slumber, there are several key checks you should make – in order to ensure it is ready for the next adventure.

Spring Cleaning tips
23/03/2022

Do Electric Vehicles Need Specific EV Tyres?

There is nothing more satisfying than driving an electric car... so I am told. The power is right there at your fingertips (or is it foot-tips?), making any journey fun and exciting - unless stuck in traffic.

Spring Cleaning tips
16/03/2022

Get Your Car Ready for Spring

Spring is here and that means preparing your car for some Springtime driving. From car maintenance to spring cleaning, we have some top tips to get your car ready after the cold winter months.

Daily commute tips
21/01/2022

5 Top Tips To Prepare Your Car (& You) For The Daily Commute

Now that the working from home advice has been withdrawn in England, people all over the country are facing the prospect of returning to the daily commute.

Winter driving tips
26/11/2021

Winter Driving Tips – 2021

The usual prediction of snow and ice seems to be on its way to hit the UK - with drivers are sure to have their skills put to the test. To help you out, we’ve put together this list of things you can do to make driving safer and easier in the cold weather.

What are run flat tyres
19/11/21

What Are Run Flat Tyres?

Well, that is a good question, we’re glad you asked. Run Flat tyres are constructed so, in the event of a sudden loss of air pressure, the tyre is still functional and can be driven on for a limited amount of time.

Tyre safety
01/10/21

Tyre Safety Month: The Importance of Looking After Your Tyres

yres are your car’s only contact with the road surface. If these important components of a vehicle are overlooked for maintenance and safety checks, the results can be dangerous.

Fully fitted tyres
20/10/21

Customer Questions: What Does Fully Fitted Tyres Mean?

In a recent TrustPilot review, one of our customers was incredibly happy with the service, but fed back that some terms could be explained more clearly. So, today we are going to answer that question, what does fully fitted mean?

Summer driving tips
13/08/21

Top Tips for Driving in Adverse Summer Weather

To put it mildly, the weather in the UK is temperamental. Even during the summer months, we are not guaranteed to enjoy favourable conditions.

Part flat tyres
08/07/21

Should You Buy Part Worn Tyres?

Part worn tyres may, on the face of it, seem like a cheaper alternative. However, part worn tyres can also be a potential accident waiting to happen.

When to change tyres
08/06/21

When should I change my tyres?

Tyres are an extremely important part of your car – being the only section in contact with the road and carrying the entire weight of your vehicle.

UK tyre law
25/03/21

UK Tyre Law

Tyre law in the UK is fairly straight forward with only a few rules to follow. While being simple it’s also extremely important to ensure you are within the law – not just to avoid hefty fines or MOT failures but to keep yourself and other road users safe.

Cold tyre pressures
15/01/21

Tyre Pressures in Cold Weather

As the temperature gets colder, driving becomes increasingly difficult and less safe than in warmer weather. This means it’s a more important time than ever to ensure your car is as safe as can be.

Winter tyre test 2020
23/09/20

Finding the Right Tyres for your Car

Load ratings, speed ratings, sidewall aspect ratios; finding the right tyres for your car can be a real minefield if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Even once you know your size there can be so many options available but which one should you choose?

How to check your tread depth
19/08/20

How To Check Your Tread Depth

Checking the tread depth of a tyre is one of the easiest and quickest things you can do and could save you a small fortune in the long run – it could also save your life!

Pot Hole Claims
23/11/16

A Guide to Pothole Claims

We’ve all been there, driving along happily when all of a sudden BANG! Potholes seemingly come from nowhere and cause us road users all sorts of trouble.

Caravan tyres
24/03/14

Caravan Tyres: How to Check the Age and Condition

Just like your car, the tyres on your caravan are extremely important in keeping you safe on the roads. It is important to make sure that before attaching it to your tow bar that you check the age and condition of the tyres

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