TYRE SAFETY INFO

Tyre Blowouts
A tyre blowout is a pretty frightening experience ....
Oversteering and Understeering
Take a minute to view Michelin’s instruction....
What to do if you hydro (or aqua) plane?
Want to know what to do if you lose control of you....
5 Steps to Safe Tyres
There is an endless amount of information availabl....
The Important Role Tyres Play in Vehicle Safety
Tyres…we all use them but are we also guilty of ....
Tyre Tread Pattern and Depth
You wouldn’t wear a pair of footy boots when pla....
Tyre Pressures
Learn about the many functions of a tyre and how t....
How to Change a Flat Tyre
Learn how to change a flat tyre safely and securel....
The Road is not a Race Track
We all know the road isn’t a race track, but hav....
Top Ten Tyre Tips
We have covered a lot of ground in this series of ....
Tyre Performance
Check out our stopping comparisons in the wet and ....
Tyre Testing
Modern day materials and tyre technology means the....
Tyre Inflation Test
Can you tell which tyre is flat? Low profile tyres....
‘Get your Grip’ Adidas & Continental Tires
From tire technology innovation to three consecuti....
Continental Tires Soccer Match
Ever seen tyres play soccer? Check out this clip f....
4 hands between you and the road..
Bridgestone are well known around the world for th....
Tyre Tread vs Water
Check out this great animation from Continental Ti....
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August 25, 2016

Driving to the conditions

Safe Driving on the Motorway Always observe motorway speed limits. Activate your indicators well in advance before overtaking or changing lanes. Don’t turn suddenly or you may loose control of your car and roll over. Take regular breaks at least every 2 hours, remember fatigue kills!   S....

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Pressure is key
July 26, 2016

Driving for Fuel Economy

Pressure is key   Fact: Under-inflated tyres are one of the biggest causes of wasting fuel. Check your tyre pressure monthly. Under-inflated tyres increase fuel consumption. Over-inflated tyres have less grip. How to drive to reduce fuel consumption:     Drive at a constant speed, avoid....

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Driving safely on wet roads
July 26, 2016

Driving Safely on Wet Roads

Driving on wet roads can be treacherous and challenging even for the best drivers so keep these handy tips in mind next time you have to travel in the wet. Remember driving in torrential rain should be avoided where possible and if it’s flooded, forget it! Always drive with two hands to stay ....

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Michelin Safety Advice
July 26, 2016

MICHELIN Safety Advice

Don’t take our word for it, learn more about tyre safety from our friends at Michelin with these 8 simple steps. Founded in 1880, the Michelin Group provides tyres to over 170 countries but prides itself on making tyres locally for your specific needs and road conditions in one of their 69 pr....

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August 27, 2015

Tyre Damage: Common Causes and Avoidance

  Tyre Damage can come in many forms, from the obvious like punctures through to other types of damage you may have seen but might not necessarily know what caused it. Check out this guide from our friends at Continental Tire to educate yourself on a surprisingly large number of ways a tyre ca....

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shoulderwear
August 7, 2015

Check the Condition of Your Tyres

Tyres over five years old are lets face it…..getting on a bit! It’s wise to have them checked by a professional but even relatively new tyres need regular checks for sidewall damage, such as cuts or bulges, and treads need checking for nails or tears. Although the minimum amount of tread....

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Toeinout
August 7, 2015

Why do I need a Wheel Alignment?

A correct wheel alignment can save you plenty on the cost of tyres. Badly-aligned suspensions wear tyres out rapidly and are also unsafe, as they affect your car’s handling. Camber and castor angles which are out cause uneven wear on your tyres and your car is unable to track true. Ideally you....

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UnderInflation
August 7, 2015

Pump Up Your Tyre Life

Running the correct tyre pressures in your tyres will ensure maximum wear, which means your getting the most out of your tyres. It also optimises ride comfort and fuel economy, so there are plenty of reasons to keep on top of them! Over-Inflation As seen in this diagram, the tyre is over inflated an....

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Oversteer
August 7, 2015

Pressures & Vehicle Handling

Tyre pressures can also be used to help correct a handling problem, such as a tendency to understeer or oversteer. Oversteer   When oversteer occurs, the back end of the car tends to swing around, sending the car into a spin. It is more    likely in rear wheel drive cars and increases in like....

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August 7, 2015

Top 10 Tyre Checks

Your tyres are the only thing holding your car to the road when you drive. That’s why it’s important to know them, check them regularly, and ensure they’re replaced at the right time. Follow these ten tips, and you’ll enjoy better road handling and increase the life of your l....

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