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28th November 2016

As well as preparing your vehicle to face difficult winter weather conditions, you should also make sure that you have the following items with you to prepare for the unforeseen eventualities that winter driving can bring.   Winter Tyres If you haven’t already, now is the time to fit winter tyres to your vehicle. Winter tyres are designed differently to summer tyres and provide enhanced sta...

15th November 2016

Winter can be challenging for motorists and vehicles thanks to difficult weather conditions and cold temperatures. To stay safe over the winter months, it is important that you prepare your vehicle so that it is well equipped for whatever weather conditions you may encounter.   FREE Winter Tyre Check Road surfaces in winter can be covered in water, snow, ice and grit, so it is important that yo...

14th October 2016

Tyre Safety Month is a campaign run by TyreSafe which promotes tyre safety awareness. Merityre Specialists believe that tyre safety should be a priority for all motorists, which is why we offer FREE tyre checks all year. In their survey, TyreSafe found that more than one in four motorists replace their tyres when they are already illegal. This means that there could be over 10 million illegal and...

9th September 2016

Many motorists do not realise that they need to have their air conditioning re-charged. This is an important part of car maintenance and should be undertaken every two years if you wish to get the most out of your air conditioning system. Most vehicles are fitted with air conditioning as standard, but if you find that your air conditioning is failing to cool your car down on hot days, then it is...

11th August 2016

We are delighted to announce that Merityre Specialists have been awarded the TyreSafe Highly Commended Award for 2016. The 2016 TyreSafe awards were presented to companies, organisations and individuals who have made a significant contribution to raising tyre safety awareness. At Merityre Specialists, all of our team are dedicated to ensuring that your tyres are safe and we offer free tyre che...

26th July 2016

This summer Merityre Specialists are offering a FREE 8 point safety check to help you prepare your vehicle for any summer journeys. The summer holidays are a perfect opportunity to get away for a few days and many families will hit the road for a summer break, but before you do, it is important to check key elements of your vehicle to ensure you stay safe while travelling. Visit Merityre Special...

20th July 2016

Most cars are usually fit with summer tyres as standard and many motorists choose to switch over to winter tyres when the seasons change. Due to economic reasons, a lack of storage or not wanting to switch tyres over, more and more people are choosing to use all season tyres instead. Take a look at our guide to help you decide if summer or all season tyres would be best for you. What’s the diffe...

7th July 2016

Driving abroad can be a daunting experience with different laws, speed limits and traffic signs to contend with. A small amount of research beforehand, however, can make your journey a lot less stressful! Merityre Specialists have put together a guide on driving in Germany, Spain, Italy and France. We would recommend that you use this as a starting point and you should also research traffic signs...

17th May 2016

Fuel consumption largely depends on the type of car and journeys that you drive, but there are some changes that you can make that can help you to improve your efficiency and save money on fuel.   Car Maintenance Looking after your car and ensuring that all components are working smoothly can help to improve your fuel economy. This includes: Getting your car serviced regularly as this will e...

22nd April 2016

Why Do I Need an Air Conditioning Recharge Most vehicles are equipped with an air conditioning system as standard. Air conditioning systems are beneficial to drivers as they can cool your vehicle on hot days and help to de-mist your windscreen when it’s cold. Your air conditioning system is not usually checked as part of a routine car service, so it is important that you make an appointment to h...