Selecting the right tyre for your car is always something of a compromise. The vast majority of tyres fitted to cars in the UK are standard ‘summer’ tyres. By comparison, in many other European countries it is a common practice for drivers to fit winter weather tyres in late autumn and revert back to standard tyres in the late spring.Read More
Tyres are the only parts of the car which are in contact with the road. Safety in acceleration, braking, steering and cornering all depend on a relatively small area of road contact. It is therefore of paramount importance that tyres should be maintained in good condition at all times and that they are appropriate for the expected road conditions.
All drivers, irrespective of whether they fit winter weather tyres or not, should carry out regular checks throughout the winter to ensure their tyres are in the best possible condition for maximum safety.Read More