Tyres Advice


How far can you drive on a flat tyre?

Tuesday 7th April 2020

In short, you should not continue driving if you have a flat tyre. However, it is possible to drive approximately several hundred yards on a flat tyre, to allow you to move to an area of safety. This is because the tyre can act as a cushion, which protects the rim – meaning you can drive further bef... Read More

Can you repair run flat tyres?

Thursday 12th March 2020

Running late for work? In the middle of a long-distance journey? Or perhaps just popping to the shops? Whenever you get a puncture or a flat tyre, chances are, it’s at the most inconvenient of times. However, if your vehicle is fitted with run flat tyres, you can avoid the dangers of changing a tyre... Read More

MOT tyre failure reasons

Wednesday 19th February 2020

Tyres are a common reason why your vehicle can fail its annual MOT test. Whether it’s having a faulty tyre pressure monitoring system (TMPS), not having the correct tyres for your vehicle or your tyres not meeting the legal tyre tread depth, knowing tyre-related MOT test failure points to look out f... Read More

How do tyre pressure sensors work?

Tuesday 21st January 2020

Traditionally, checking your tyre pressure would be a manual activity usually without prompt that car owners would do monthly, or before long journeys. However, nowadays, there are many modern vehicles that are fitted with tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). But how do tyre pressure sensors wor... Read More

Can I have different tyres on my car?

Tuesday 21st January 2020

When replacing a tyre after a puncture or normal tyre wear, it can be tempting to change it with your spare tyre – regardless of what type of tyre that is. However, it’s important to understand how mixing tyres can affect the control, balance and safety of your vehicle. So, is it illegal to have di... Read More

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