Used car buyers urged to check tyres as sales soar to record heights

With used car sales reaching record highs in the first quarter of 2017*, now is a good time to remind buyers about the importance of checking the tyres before handing over their cash. Pristine paintwork and an immaculate interior create a favourable first impression, and while it might be impossible to detect any problems under […]

Nexen tyres gaining traction with motorists

When it comes to buying new tyres, some motorists are influenced by price, for others performance is a key factor, while many are happy to remain loyal to the current brand fitted to their vehicle and opt to swap like-for-like, as long as they are satisfied with it! The latter accounts for a large percentage […]

Why you should never drive on severely damaged tyres (unless you have got the back up of a F1 team at your disposal)

Driving on tyres that have suffered “pretty severe damage” is just another day at the office for a Formula 1 ace like Valterri Bottas, who went on to win the Russian Grand Prix, despite the handicap last weekend. But for the average driver, the consequences can be catastrophic! For while Bottas had the full support […]

Tougher new fines for speeding come into effect today

Tougher penalties for drivers who commit the most serious speeding offences have come into force today. Previously, the minimum fine for speeding was £100 and three penalty points, now drivers face being fined 100 percent of their weekly salary – capped at £1,000 or £2,500 if the offence was committed on a motorway. Motorists caught […]

Introducing the Pirelli Cinturato All Season Tyre range

The Pirelli Cinturato All Season tyre becomes the first ever all season tyre from Pirelli. Pirelli’s all season tyre is designed for urban driving and includes Pirelli’s latest innovative technologies such as seal-inside tyre construction. The tyre combines Pirelli’s leading technology from their summer and winter tyres. As a result, it is a high-performance winter tyre […]

The dangers of fitting part worn tyres exposed in Sunday Mirror investigation

The dangers of fitting potentially lethal part worn tyres have been exposed in an alarming Sunday Mirror investigation which highlights the threats faced by UK motorists. Official figures reveal that 989 people were killed or seriously injured in accidents involving illegal or defective tyres during the past five years. However, millions of part worn tyres […]

The Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 Summer Tyre

The Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 summer tyre is Goodyear’s newest performance tyre. The Asymmetric 3 has shorter stopping distances in dry or wet conditions and increased grip for a more responsive ride. As a result, the Asymmetric 3 is a top summer tyre choice. Why choose the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3? The multi-award winning Goodyear Eagle F1 […]