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Did you know it’s actually the summer months when motorists in Britain are most likely to be involved in a tyre related incident?
With the wonderfully sunny summer well and truly over, the back to school countdown is underway. Before you know it, your kids will be back in the classroom, the long hot summer soon to be a distant memory. With this change comes – for many parents – the return of an importasnt responsibility – the daily school run.
As a leading provider of tyre expertise and solutions – along with many other vehicle-related services – the experienced team at Merityre are answer many, many questions that members of the public have, regarding driver safety, and good practice. Providing impartial, expert tyre advice is something that our team are very happy to do.
Take a look at these numbers. In 2016 there were 37.1 million vehicles licensed for use on UK roads, with 1.87 billion car miles driven. During this period there were just under 180,000 road casualties, and of these 1,792 were fatalities – representing the highest level since 2011. Not good.
If your vehicle breaks down the most important thing is ensuring that you and your passengers remain safe, especially if you are on a busy road as this can be highly dangerous. Make sure you know what you should do if you find yourself in this situation with our helpful guide.
Driving holidays, caravan holidays, and simply travelling by car to your holiday destination; they all require some preparation and organisation. So before you pack your suitcases, load up the boot, and set off on your journey, take a moment to consider the workhorse that’s going to take you to your final destination – your car. Remember, unlike aeroplanes or trains – which have someone else to maintain and manage them – car owners are responsible for their vehicle’s wellbeing and upkeep.
The Oxygene is a concept tyre unveiled by Goodyear at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. This innovative design has been introduced as a visionary solution for cleaner and sustainable urban mobility.
Every year thousands of British motorists choose to drive their own car or rent a car when they go abroad – and why not? Driving is a great way to see a country and an easy way to get around!