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Bridgestone boss Robin Shaw.

Bridgestone calling on UK to follow Ireland’s tyre lead

BRIDGESTONE is calling on the UK Government to follow Ireland’s lead in implementing mandatory fines on motorists who drive with defective or worn tyres, in the interests of road safety. Only last week, the Irish minister for transport, tourism and sport, Paschal Donohoe announced the new Fixed Charge Notice (FCN) offence for motorists, with fines of €80 now in effect.

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Caravanners

Don’t let pressure get to you, caravanners urged

THE temperature is rising… but caravanners are urged to not let the pressure get to them. Tyre pressure that is. Towing a caravan can be hazardous enough in some road conditions, and with the attitude of some road users, but don’t let under-inflated tyres blow out and cause problems. Leading UK road safety charity TyreSafe […]

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getaway

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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safe

Respect the rubber and be a scrubber!

ADVICE has been issued to help keep bike riders safe this spring. Motorcyclists fitting new tyres to their bikes this spring should ride with extra care for the first 100 miles to avoid any potential hazardous slip ups. The advice has been issued by TyreSafe at one of the most important times of the year […]

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bike safety

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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winter driving

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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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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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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