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Make sure you getaway from the bank holiday blues

THE May bank holidays are approaching rapidly and many drivers are planning a getaway break. Apart from planning your destination, route and accommodation, don’t forget to plan vital checks on your car. Drivers who forget to check their tyres before heading off could be risking significant roadside misery warns TyreSafe, which points to shocking statistics […]

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Riders urged to make a PACT and stay safe

BANK Holidays and the better summer weather are bearing down on us and one safety organisation wants to make a PACT with motorcycle riders. Tyresafe wants riders to take up its campaign to make riding safer and bike performance better. Of importance all year round, the fact is that it’s summer when riders are more […]

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Don’t be a dummy, listen to the McIntyres

The McIntyres are lending themselves to the safety campaign. MEET the McIntyres! No relation to the comedian Michael, they are a family of crash test dummies and the animated characters are offering key tyre safety tips to coincide with October’s Tyre Safety Month. They have teamed up with Tyresafe to broadcast their message via the […]

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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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Tyresafe says to check tyres before your hols

Tyresafe warns bikers to check their tyres regularly for wear and damage. Tyresafe is warning bikers to think about the load they are putting on their tyres as they prepare for their summer holidays on two wheels. The extra weight of a pillion passenger or panniers means that tyre pressures should be checked and adjusted […]

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