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Drivers ‘ignoring road safety advice due to job fears’

SIX in 10 motorists are ignoring official advice not to travel in wintry conditions, with half claiming work as their reason for risking their safety, according to new research from Continental Tyres. Around 10-million people, or 29 per cent of drivers, disregard emergency warnings either frequently or all of the time. Of those who take […]

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Top tips to survive driving in the winter weather

THE clocks have gone back, the dark nights are here and as we head into the winter, it’s time to ensure that you and your car are ready for the worst the season can thrown at us. Forecasting the weather is an imprecise science but after successive severe winters drivers should be prepared for all […]

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Get a grip this winter and stay safe on our roads

WITH snow and icy conditions already hitting parts of the country, TyreSafe urges drivers to warm to the idea of winter tyres. Many motorists have been lulled by one of the warmest autumns on record, but that has gone and winter is well and truly up on us. As temperatures plummet, normal tyres lose their […]

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Winter tyres – could you use them all year round?

With winter just around the corner, have you thought about ordering a set of winter tyres – and could you use them all year round? Motoring journalist Tom Scanlan investigates. A handling test shows up the difference in grip between quality and budget tyres. THE tyre industry is standing by for an onslaught of orders […]

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