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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 2 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 4 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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Author Name – Jack Underwood

17 Jul 2019 0 people
PSI vs Bar

PSI and bar are the most common units of measurement that are related to pressure. You may need to convert PSI to bar regularly if your pump only measures pressure in one and not the other. Understanding how these units of measurement work is crucial for maintaining tyre pressure, and it’s…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

03 Jul 2019 4 people
Which Tyre Pressure Gauge Is Best?

A tyre gauge is a portable pressure meter which is designed for measuring the pounds of air per square inch in car, van or truck tyres. Having one of these to hand, especially when you’re in possession of a vehicle that doesn’t get driven very often, or if you live far from a petrol…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

19 Jun 2019 4 people
How to Use a Digital Tyre Pressure Gauge

It’s crucially important to maintain the correct air pressure in the tyres on your vehicle. Although in the past, most motorists relied upon their local garage and its air compressor to adjust the pressure of their car’s tyres, modern technology allows drivers to monitor and adjust tyre…
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Author Name – Jack Underwood

04 Jun 2019 5 people
Guide To Caravan And Motorhome Tyres

You’ll be used to regularly checking up on the tyres on your car or van, but what you may not be aware of is the necessity to check the tyres on your caravan or trailer just as regularly. Oxygen and sunlight work together to break down molecules in the tyre walls, and when the weather is…
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