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A guide to all-season tyres

Monday 14th December 2020

All-season tyres are developed for use in countries with moderate yearly weather patterns. This makes them ideal for use in the UK and other European countries that have relatively mild climates. Learn more about all-season tyres from our guide today. What are all-weather tyres? All-weather tyres,... Read More

Home car maintenance checklist

Monday 14th December 2020

During this unexpected year, it’s likely that your vehicle may not have been performing the same number of miles that it is used to. Whether you’ve been limiting your contact by not using your vehicle as much, or you’re simply looking for a vehicle maintenance checklist you can do at home, our guide... Read More

Are part worn tyres safe?

Thursday 10th December 2020

Part worn tyres, or second-hand tyres, are easily available to buy from many garages, dealerships and tyre manufacturers. However, are part worn tyres a safe choice for your vehicle? Our guide dives into the possible dangers part worn tyres can pose, whether part worn tyres are legal and how you sh... Read More

5 reasons why your car won’t start in the cold

Thursday 10th December 2020

December brings with it the chilling temperatures, icier roads to contend with when driving and the need for lots of cans of de-icer! But what happens if your car won’t start during the colder months? Our guide highlights the 5 most common reasons for why your vehicle may not start in the cold, so y... Read More

How to tell the age of a tyre

Friday 13th November 2020

Wondering how you can tell the age of your tyre? And how long tyres last for? Our handy guide has you covered. Tyre age – how old are my tyres? Each tyre is imprinted with a coded date on the sidewall of the tyre, which indicates the tyre manufacturing date. This 4-digit code allows you to underst... Read More

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  • I needed to book my MOT fairly urgently so being able to book online without phoning and picking my time slot was really helpful. The MOT was done at the specified time and the car was ready for me to pick up when I arrived. The F1 member of staff spoke to me about the advisories on the MOT and explained some options to me. All very helpful and informative and professional. Couldn't ask for a better service really. Many thanks.

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