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Author Name – Guest Author

09 Oct 2019 0 people
What Is Tyre Load Rating?

Your tyre’s load index refers to its maximum carrying capacity. The load capacity of a tyre determines what weight each tyre is able to carry when it is inflated to the recommended pressure. To determine your tyre’s maximum carrying capacity, look for the load index number on your…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

03 Oct 2019 3 people
What is a run flat tyre?

Run flat tyres bring freedom to drivers. Their specially reinforced sidewalls make it possible to drive safely on a punctured tyre for 50 miles, at speeds of up to 50mph. Although most cars are still fitted with standard tyres, run flat tyres are now fitted as standard in many cars, including…
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Author Name – Mike Bourne

25 Sep 2019 0 people
Part Worn vs New Tyres

Tyres can be expensive and, when you need to replace them, you’ll often need to replace more than one at a time. Many people looking for a cheap alternative might consider part-worn tyres instead of buying new ones. However, part worn tyres can vary significantly in quality as…
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Author Name – Louise Helsby

20 Sep 2019 18 people
Which Tyre Pressure Monitoring System Is Best?

A tyre pressure monitoring system is a very convenient invention that has contributed to the long healthy lives of tyres all over the world. They were first used in the early 1990s on makes such as Mercedes, BMW, and Audi and have since become a more common feature on new cars. Tyre pressure…
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Author Name – Louise Helsby

03 Sep 2019 10 people
What is a bald tyre?

Tread depth is one of the most important features of a tyre when it comes to safety, providing grip to the road surface and preventing your vehicle from losing traction. The more a tyre is used though, the more the tread is worn away. If you didn’t replace them, eventually your tyres would…
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Author Name – Guest Author

27 Aug 2019 18 people
A Guide To Tyre Pressure For Trucks

Maintaining correct tyre pressure is important for any vehicle, but the larger the vehicle, the more important this becomes. Whilst on the road, each HGV driver is responsible for maintaining their own tyres. The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has issued a Guide to Maintaining…
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Author Name – Guest Author

20 Aug 2019 3 people
5 reasons tyre pressure can drop

Tyre pressure plays an important role in every car’s performance, handling, and fuel economy. Maintaining optimal tyre pressure not only benefits how your car drives though, it’s also a factor in the longevity of your tyres. However, all tyres leak air, whether quickly or slowly, for a…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

14 Aug 2019 1 people
Can tyre pressure affect steering?

Maintaining correct tyre pressure is essential for the safe handling of your car, and therefore an important consideration for your safety, and the safety of those around you on the road. After your brakes, tyres are one of the most important elements of your car in terms of safety. Driving with…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

01 Aug 2019 6 people
Why tyre pressure is important

Maintaining your tyres at the right PSI (or pounds of force per square inch) means your tyres will last longer and your vehicle will be more fuel efficient. It will also handle better, overheat less often, and reduce your effective stopping distance. This means that with the appropriate tyre…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

24 Jul 2019 1 people
Where Are Tyre Pressure Sensors?

A tyre pressure monitoring system, also known as a TPMS, is a device that monitors tyre pressure. A TPMS consists of sensors that are fitted to all four tyres, and visual or audible warnings are presented to the driver of the vehicle if tyre pressure or temperature change significantly. A TPMS…
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