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Looking after your winter tyres

Why are winter tyres important?

With the upcoming winter conditions, safety is crucial when on the roads. Driving in the winter causes great concern for everyone due to road conditions being unpredictable. The best possible way to increase your safety in icy and snowy conditions is to equip the correct tyres depending on the time of year.

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Tyres budget vs premium

Choosing the right tyres – budget vs premium

No matter how many times you have had to buy tyres in you driving journey, there are many things to take into consideration to make sure you’re making the right choice for your vehicle. One fo the main factors that may influence your decision is the price of the tyres. If you can’t decide to take the budget option or spend o something more premium, we have a few pros and cons to help your decision.

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Mitchelin Crossclimate Tyre Launched

Mitchelin Crossclimate Tyre

The UK has a reputation for its ever changing weather, and there is definitely reason for this! With weather patterns becoming only more unpredictable, all season tyres are also seeing an increase in sales. With an increase in demand creating an increase in manufacturing, the mitchelin crossclimate tyre has been created to test new technology to the maximum.

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Landrover Specialist Rates New Davanti Tyre

Landrover Specialist Rates New Davanti Tyre now launched

When picking a tyre it always helps to have the experts opinion, and for this tyre, it is only praise to be received. Land Rover Monthly have named Davantis Terratoura in the top ten tyres, even though it has been on sale for less than a year. These tyres have all been ranked on factors including tread depth, traction, load, weight, value and capacity and yet within such a short period of time has still managed to squeeze into the top 10.

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Quality Tyres North East

Importance of Quality Tyres

Finding the right tyres for your vehicle can be a tricky thing to do. Tyres are such an essential part of making your car perform at its best ability, and there are a few things to know about how to keep your tyres road safe.

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Launch of New Michelin Sport EV Range

New Michelin Sport EV Range

As of the 1st of April 2021, Michelin have launched a new sport Ev range. These new sets of tyres have been designed with top of the range engineers. The tyres function especially well for electric sport vehicles, something that is becoming much more common in modern day. So what are the features of these new tyres?

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Tyres and their speed ratings

Tyres and their speed ratings

The speed rating of tyres is something that may be unknown or easily ignored by many car owners. The speeding rate is a limit of how fast a tyre is allowed to go legally. Each tyre has an indention of letter and numbers that refer to factors such as method of construction, the width and the diameter amongst many other manufacturing factors. In order to find the tyre speeding rate, we look to the last digits of the code. Writing this down can help in future if a tyre replacement is needed, to ensure your vehicle is having the correct tyres installed for your safety.

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Ban on tyres over 10 years old

Ban on Tyres which are over 10 years old

Announced on the 15th of July 2020, in February 2021 tyres used on the front axles of heavy vehicles shall be banned. From February, this law shall apply to vehicles that meet these requirements;
* Front axle of a bus/coach .
* Rear axle of a minibus with single rear wheels fitted.
* Front axle of a good vehicle with a maximum gross weight of 3,500 kg or more

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Driving in poor weather conditions

From thick heavy layers of snow to heatwaves we never saw coming, the UK has always had a vast spread of weather. And just as we adapt to these conditions with our clothing and activities, our driving is also something that should change along with it. Here a few tips to help you out as the seasons change.