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 […]

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 […]

Motorists urged to check tyres to avoid Easter Bank Holiday blues

There is good news for motorists ahead of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend – more than 300 miles of roadworks will be lifted to reduce congestion and keep traffic flowing more freely. Almost 98 per cent of motorways and strategic A roads will be roadworks-free over the bank holiday, according the Highways England, and it […]

Egg-cellent news! Free tyres for one lucky etyres customer

One lucky etyres customer will be getting free tyres for Easter! To be in with a chance of winning our special giveaway all you have to do is order your tyres by midnight on Monday 17th April 2017 and you will automatically be entered. The lucky customer will be refunded the full amount they initially […]

The true cost of motoring!

British motorists will spend over £160,000 in the course of their lifetime keeping their vehicles on the road, according to new research. They will also cover 556,764 miles – that’s the equivalent of driving round the world 22 times! These new statistics gathered by car hire company offer an eye-popping insight into life on […]

The shape of tyres to come!

Goodyear is literally reinventing the wheel as it drives forward with the development of its new spherical-shaped tyre. Specifically designed for driverless cars, the Eagle 360 Urban concept tyre is powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), has a “bionic skin” which allows it to adapt to the surface it is being driven on and can even […]

MOT failures due to faulty TPMS treble in one year

MOT failure rates caused by defective Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) have more than trebled, which has serious implications for road safety, according to TyreSafe. The tyre safety group has voiced its concerns after revealing that more than 23,000 vehicles required a retest following identification of TPMS issues in 2016, compared with a little over […]