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4th September 2018

Your tyre FAQs answered by Merityre and Continental 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. And we’r...

6th August 2018

Understanding the importance of tyre tread depth, and how to check yours, will help keep you safer 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. We...

31st July 2018

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. Be Prepared Whilst you can’t always avoid a breakdown situation, having your car serviced regularly can help to pr...

31st July 2018

Take the time to suitably prepare – before you set off 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...

24th July 2018

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. This green tyre would actually even be green in colour, thanks to its design which features a sidewall filled with living moss. The idea is that the open tread design would absorb water from the surfa...

9th July 2018

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! Before heading abroad, however, there are a few things that you should prepare to make sure everything goes smoothly during your trip! Driving Licence You will need to take your driving licence abroad wi...