Tag: car tyres

Illegally worn tyres from a UK car | The Car Expert

Are you driving on illegal tyres?

Four million cars could be being driven on the road with illegal tyres that are bald or damaged, according to new research published this week.
Motorists have been warned about buying used tyres | The Car Expert

Motorists warned about buying used tyres

Motorists may be putting lives at risk buying used tyres, councils have warned, as an investigation found nearly half of part-worn tyres examined to be unsafe.
Essential off-road accessories

Essential off-road driving accessories

Many 4x4 owners wouldn’t dream of going off-road for fear of breaking down or getting stuck. But as long as you're properly equipped, you should be fine.
Caution - potholes ahead

Potholes cost pounds

In the past 12 months, potholes caused damage to vehicles costing a total of £915 million to repair, according to a study for Kwik Fit.
Tyre pressure gauge

Tyre safety advice

Motorists should check the condition, tread depth and pressure of their tyres regularly or face a fine of up to £2,500 and three penalty points.
Nokian Weatherproof all-season tyre

All-season tyres: should you bother?

August may not seem like the ideal time to be talking about tyre performance during winter months. But if you are likely to be buying tyres any time in the next few months, it could be vital.
Aquaplaning is a dangerous occurrence on the roads

How to deal with aquaplaning

What is aquaplaning? Although it sounds like an extreme water sport, it is a very dangerous phenomenon which can occur on a very wet road.
windscreen wipers should be part of your regular car check

Five car checks you should make this Autumn

As the weather gets colder, there are some essential checks we should all be doing now to make sure our cars are running smoothly and safely through winter (sponsored post)
The Car Expert explains tyre markings

Tyre markings explained

Tyre markings explained. Learn all there is to know about tyre markings like tread width and aspect ratio with our helpful tyre guide.
Tyre after a blowout

How to deal with a tyre blowout

Tyre blowouts are a much rarer occurrence than they ever used to be, thanks largely to the improved design and quality of modern tyres. When they do occur, however, they can be extremely dangerous and scary, especially when you are doing seventy miles per hour on a busy motorway.
Budget tyres vs premium tires

Budget tyres vs premium tyres

Do budget tyres represent better value for money than premium tyres? This guest post from Best4Tyres helps explain what you should look for when you are buying tyres for your car.

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