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4th December 2019

In the spirit of traditional Christmas storytelling, the team at Merityre present ‘Continental Tyres Past, Present and Future: A Christmas Story’. One cold December night, the road glistened as the moonlight danced on its ice-covered surface. As the young family travelled to their Christmas destination in the south-east of England, with danger potentially around the corner of every country lane...

27th November 2019

The simple answer is no – studded tyres are illegal in the UK, as they can cause damage to the road surface. However, there are some instances in the UK where you can use studded tyres. Learn more from our ultimate guide on winter studded tyres in the UK now. When can you use studded tyres? There are some UK tyre companies that provide a studding tyre service. However, if you ever want to use st...

20th November 2019

It’s a popular notion that the UK road network is in a terrible condition, particularly in the south-east of England. Years off local authority budget cuts are blamed for the current state of our roads. This situation is reflected in the large number of drivers suffering damage caused by the road network. The latest Merityre tyre safety article provides you with a guide on how to claim for damag...

20th November 2019

Most of the journeys we make in our cars are straightforward enough, with little or drama to speak of, thankfully. That said, not every trip will be that way, and there are many dangerous situations we can find ourselves in on the road. In this article, we're going to look at a few such examples and find out what we can do to stay safe and secure, as well as how Continental tyre technology can h...

14th November 2019

If you’re over sixty, you’ll be all to aware just how much driving technology has changed throughout the decades. A bit like aircraft, operating a car has evolved from almost entirely mechanical to almost entirely electronic. Safety has been improved dramatically. A benefit of living in this modern age is the pace at which technological advancements are being delivered, and cars now share almos...

18th October 2019

When did you last check your tyres? Have you ever done so? Many UK drivers don’t, have no intention of doing so, and give little or no consideration to their tyres. Which is a problem, since being the only thing connecting you and your vehicle to the road they’re pretty important, right? As a result of this neglect, we don’t always know when our tyres have been impaired. Damage to the compounds...

17th October 2019

There's a lot of speculation on whether or not you can drive on a flat tyre. People often wonder, how far can you drive on a flat tyre? And can you drive with a nail in your tyre? Find out everything you need to know about driving on a flat tyre from our helpful guide. Can you drive on a flat tyre? Ultimately, if you have experienced a flat tyre while out on the roads, it is not advised to conti...

14th November 2019

We're thrilled to announce we won the Medium Tyre Retailer of the Year award at the NTDAs awards. We are truly honoured, we have an incredible group of people working for us and we are thankful for the effort each and every one of them puts in to make us what we are today!

27th September 2019

Mercedes-Benz World is a driver's dream made reality Mercedes-Benz. It’s only a small exaggeration to suggest that practically everybody in the modern world has heard of this superb automotive manufacturer. Famed across the globe for its high end luxury vehicles, its status is such that many of the world’s rich and powerful – including many governments and world leaders – choose to be driven in...

25th September 2019

Your quick and easy guide to good tyre care and maintenance As vehicle owners, the majority of us understand the importance of looking after our car or van. Making sure to maintain good brakes, having the engine regularly serviced – even treating it to a thorough clean now and again – are just some of the things we know to keep an eye on. But just as important – some experts would say arguably...