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26th October 2018

As winter approaches, now is the ideal time to ensure your vehicle is ready for the changes in weather. With the cold months bringing difficult driving conditions, breakdowns are set to rise significantly, so being prepared now can make all the difference later. Take a look at our simple guide for driving in snow and prepare yourself for facing winter weather conditions on the road. Prepare Yo...

25th September 2018

Did you know it’s actually the summer months when motorists in Britain are most likely to be involved in a tyre related incident? TyreSafe’s campaign for 2018 emphasises the importance of carrying out tyre safety checks every month – no matter the weather conditions! TyreSafe Results This Tyre Safety Month TyreSafe want to get motorists in to the habit of regular tyre checks all year round....

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...

4th September 2018

Back to School Tyre Check Kids are heading back to school, so now’s the time to check your tyres 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 important responsibility – the...

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, u...

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 preven...

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 surface o...

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 with...

18th May 2018

From 20th May 2018 the MOT test will change with tighter rules for diesel car emissions and new defect categories. These changes are in line with the new EU roadworthy directive and will affect cars, vans, motorcycles and other light passenger vehicles. What Are The Changes? Tougher Emissions Testing for Diesel Cars The new MOT test changes mean that there will be stricter emissions testing f...

12th April 2018

As the weather heats up, more of us like to pack up our pets and head away for the day – but do you travel legally with animals in the car? Make sure you know how to transport your pets safely and legally before taking them out on the road. Make Sure They Are Legal! The most important task when it comes to transporting your pets is making sure that you abide by all legal requirements. When dri...