Tag: TYRE

How To Change A Flat Tyre

How To Change A Flat Tyre

Have you ever been stuck on the side of the road with a flat tyre and not sure what to do? Fortunately, changing a tyre is a pretty simple task, provided you’re prepared and willing to exert a little effort. Here’s how it is done. Find a safe place to […]

New-generation silica used in Goodyear tyres

New-generation silica used in Goodyear tyres

Goodyear has begun using a next-generation silica to increase the fuel-efficiency of its tyres. This new silica will be first used in its new EfficientGrip SUV tyre which is being launched this month in Latin American markets. For more than a decade, Goodyear researchers worked with PPG Industries to examine […]

Shocking Bald Tyre Sparks Safety Warning

Shocking Bald Tyre Sparks Safety Warning

A TYRE that was completely bald after being taken off a high-performance BMW has sparked warnings from tyre safety charity TyreSafe.The shocking pictures of the incredibly dangerous tyre, whose owner is lucky to be alive, show the extent of the lengths to which some people are pushing the limits of […]

Woeful Weather Highlights Essential Tyre Safety

Woeful Weather Highlights Essential Tyre Safety

FAILING to check your tyres in the current weather pattern could result in an avoidable accident, according to tyre safety charity TyreSafe.Insufficient tread depth could easily lead to aquaplaning – a situation where a driver has almost no control of a vehicle. As tyre tread wears, the space between its […]

Tyre Warning For Drivers Heading Into Europe

Tyre Warning For Drivers Heading Into Europe

BRITISH DRIVERS could face on the spot fines for using the wrong tyres when travelling in Europe this winter.Severe winter weather in many European countries means the normal summer tyres fitted to most UK cars will not offer enough grip for safe driving or braking in icy or snowy conditions. […]

Young Drivers At Risk From Poor Tyre Care

Young Drivers At Risk From Poor Tyre Care

YOUNG DRIVERS are putting their lives at risk by not looking after their cars’ tyres. A survey by Tyresafe and insurer Ingenie has found that more than a third of young drivers aged 18-25-years old had never checked their tyres for tread depth and a quarter had not checked the […]