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 […]

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 […]