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EV owners urged to choose correct replacement tyres

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Owners of electric vehicles (EVs) should pay close attention to the tyres they choose when the originals need replacing, warns TyreSafe. Increasingly, advises the UK road safety charity, tyres fitted are specifically designed for use on EVs and can be significantly different to the ‘normal’ tyres motorists are familiar with. …

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It’s Tyre Safety Month – have you checked yours?

defective tyre

UK road safety charity TyreSafe is encouraging drivers to get into the routine of checking their tyres regularly as part of its annual Tyre Safety Month campaign. Running throughout October, the event aims to address the issue of more than half of Britain’s motorists driving on poorly maintained or defective …

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Young drivers have low tyre safety awareness

Young drivers have low tyre safety awareness

Four out of five drivers don’t know what the legal tread depth is for tyres, according to new research by Hankook Tyre UK. October is Tyre Safety Month and Hankook Tyre UK has surveyed UK motorists, uncovering alarming gaps in safety knowledge, particularly with younger drivers who are oblivious that …

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Millions of UK vehicles on illegal tyres

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More than 10 million UK motorists could drive a vehicle with an illegal and dangerous tyre during 2016, according to new research. The survey of Survey of some 340,000 replaced tyres by TyreSafe in partnership with Highways England at 819 retail outlets revealed that more than 27% of tyres were …

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Winter safety – check your tyres

aquaplaning danger - check your car tyres

Are your tyres safe? Tyresafe releases YouTube video warning of aquaplaning danger. Tyresafe has launched a has new online movie has been launched to educate drivers about the risks associated with aquaplaning, a dangerous phenomenon caused by low tyre tread depth on wet roads which results in the car losing …

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