• Tyre FAQs – Everything You Need to Know

    Tyre FAQs – Everything You Need to Know

    Tyres are one of the items that you will regularly have to replace on your car so it’s worthwhile knowing a bit of info on them. Even if your car is mechanically sound, tyres are a wear and tear item so eventually will need replacing regularly. Let’s take a look at some of the most

  • Are Winter Tyres Worth It?
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    Are Winter Tyres Worth It?

    You may have heard of winter tyres before and thought to yourself, are they really worth the investment? Well, we’ve put this blog together to help you make an informed decision.   What Are Winter Tyres? These tyres are made of a slightly different compound to your standard tyres that allow them to offer more

  • Autumn Car Care Tips
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    Autumn Car Care Tips

    Is your car ready for autumn and winter? As we’re writing this, it’s nearing the end of September so we know that this summer sun isn’t going to last much longer. Leaves are already beginning to fall, and the temperature has definitely become lower. Before you dig the leaf blower out of the garage or

  • Pothole Damage Costs Rise Even with Average Mileage Lowering
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    Pothole Damage Costs Rise Even with Average Mileage Lowering

    We know what you’re thinking… Surely that title can’t be right? Well, unfortunately, it is according to data recovered from Kwik Fit’s PIT (Pothole Impact Tracker). Although average mileage for the majority of drivers was down by 42% in 2020, pothole damage repairs continued to rise from £1.249 billion to £1.267 billion. That’s a rise

  • Ban on Tyres Over 10 Years Old
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    Ban on Tyres Over 10 Years Old

    A new law has just been passed to improve the safety of roads in the UK. From the 1st of February 2021, tyres over 10 years old are banned on the front steering axles of buses, lorries and coaches as well as all single wheels of minibuses (9-16 seats). This new law will be enforced

  • 10 Simple Steps to Change A Tyre
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    10 Simple Steps to Change A Tyre

    Although it may seem like second nature to many, a study in 2018 found that of 2,000 drivers, many didn’t know how to change a tyre. Almost half of those questioned aged over 36 said they could confidently change a wheel, whereas only 27% of 18-23-year-olds believe they could do the same. As flat tyres are

  • Potholes 101 – Our Top Tips
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    Potholes 101 – Our Top Tips

    Why do we have potholes? Potholes are the devils of the road and unfortunately for us living in the UK, they are very common. Our wet and cold weather is perfect for pothole procreation. Cracks appear in the road, rainwater settles in the cracks, this freezes overnight and expands causing more cracks. Repeat this a

  • Pre-Long Journey Car Checks
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    Pre-Long Journey Car Checks

    If you are planning on a long journey that will have you driving for hours on end, then it’s important to make sure that your car is ready for this. Here, we will list a few simple vehicle checks you can perform at home to ensure safe travelling and a happy vehicle. We would recommend

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