Tyres

Cars
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Vehicle safety warning amid lock down

Motorists have been warned to ensure their cars and vans stay roadworthy after a lengthy period of non-use
Cars
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KWIK FIT introduces special precautions for mobile fitting appointments

Kwik Fit, the UK’s largest tyre retailer, is introducing social distancing measures for its mobile fleet operators as it responds to a spike in bookings
Other
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Only a quarter of drivers know the legal minimum tread depth

More than one in ten admit to not knowing what ‘tread depth’ means 89% of drivers do not know what…

Road Safety
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The UK public’s huge blind spot when it comes to road safety: tyres

(62%) of Brits guessed incorrectly or simply didn’t know the correct legal minimum tyre tread depth for cars in the…

Government Investment
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Making tracks in tackling tyre graveyards as new road surface using rubber is trialled

If successful, it is hoped that this new method will take a huge step towards tackling the millions of disused…

Other
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Faulty tyres driving cars off the road as a result of failed MOT tests

Motokiki, the UK’s newest independent tyre comparison website has published the results of a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to…

Cars
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Driving Instructors top survey for sharing tyre maintenance and safety advice

Nearly two-thirds of motorists (63%) surveyed by FirstCar, the one-stop shop for learner and newly qualified drivers, say their driving…

Legislation & Regulation
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Consulting on options to ban old tyres

A written statement to Parliament from Jesse Norman, MP. Colleagues across the House will be aware of the potential dangers…

Road Safety
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99% of part worn retailers selling ‘illegal and unsafe’ tyres

An investigation has found that 99% of part worn tyre retailers are selling ‘illegal and dangerous’ tyres
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