Tyres Advice


What makes tyres illegal?

Monday 16th August 2021

Illegal tyres Ensuring your tyres are legal is an important part of vehicle maintenance. Some of this will be taken care of annually during your MOT test – but it’s important to understand how your tyres could be illegal, as this could lead to an MOT fail, or a hefty fine if you’re caught with ille... Read More

Spare tyre FAQs answered

Monday 24th May 2021

Spare tyres: everything you need to know Most of us know that a spare tyre is designed to be used in emergency situations, such as if you experience a puncture. But do you know the rules around spare tyres and MOTs? Or how long space saver spare tyres are designed to last for? Our guide tackles the... Read More

Are my tyres safe?

Friday 16th April 2021

A good question to ask. An important question, too. How safe your tyres are directly correlates to not only the performance, but the safety of your vehicle and passengers. That’s why, here at Formula One Autocentres, we know how important tyre safety education is – so we’ve put together this handy g... Read More

Wheel alignment FAQs

Friday 12th March 2021

Wondering how important wheel alignment is, and why you need it for your vehicle? Or perhaps how long a wheel alignment would take, and how much it costs? There are many questions around wheel alignment and tracking – which is why we’ve put together our guide to answering the most frequently asked q... Read More

Tyre Storage

Wednesday 10th February 2021

As the seasons change throughout the year, many drivers in the UK consider changing their seasonal tyres. But the big question is, how do you correctly store the tyres which you are not using? That’s where our tyre storage guide comes in – helping you understand tyre storage bags, how to store tyres... Read More

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